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Terskite

Terskite

Formula
Na4ZrSi6O16ยท2H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Pseudo Tetragonal 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
white, light lilac 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Pyramidal 
Hardness
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Terskite from Yubileinaya peg., Karnasurt Mt., Lovozero Massif, Kola Pen., Russia

Terskite
            from Yubileinaya peg., Karnasurt Mt., Lovozero Massif, Kola Pen., Russia
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Type Locality

White chalky rims of alterations around red Eudialyte. In the mix are fantastic sprays of tan Raite and minor white Mountainite and probably some Zorite. An excellent combination specimen from this incredible peralkaline pegmatite hosting 12 type locality minerals including Terskite and Raite.

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