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Villiaumite

Villiaumite

Formula
NaF 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Granular, Granular 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, Perfect 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, dark red, orange brown, pink 
Streak
pinkish white 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
2.5 
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Villiaumite from Kirovskii mine, Kukisvumchorr Mt., Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia

Villiaumite
            from Kirovskii mine, Kukisvumchorr Mt., Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia

Excellent well formed pink Villiaumite crystals to 1mm in a cluster within a vug associated with Aegerine.

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Villiaumite from Alluaiv Mt., Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia

Villiaumite
            from Alluaiv Mt., Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia

Deep red crystal sections occupying most of matrix with Ussingite.

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Villiaumite from Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville Co., Quebec, Canada

Villiaumite
            from Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville Co., Quebec, Canada

The purple is the fluorite and the other fluorine bearing mineral is deep red Villiaumite, which may be graphically intergrown with Microcline. 

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Villiaumite from Palitra pegmatite, Mt. Kedykverpakhk, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia

Villiaumite
            from Palitra pegmatite, Mt. Kedykverpakhk, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia

Deep red Villiaumite as graphic intergrowths in light green microcline.

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Villiaumite from Point of Rocks quarry, Colfax Co., New Mexico, United States

Villiaumite
            from Point of Rocks quarry, Colfax Co., New Mexico, United States

Purple, glassy Villiaumite to 1mm with minor Lorenzenite.

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