Mineralpedia Details for Vayrynenite
Generally, and correctly, spelled Väyrynenite, Vayrynenite is named for Heikki Allen Väyrynen, a Professor of Mineralogy at Technical Institute in Helsinki, Finland. Vayrynenite is found as “an alteration product of beryl and triphylite in complex zoned granite pegmatites” in a few localitites including Finland, Sweden, Portugal, Spain, Kazakhstan, and Pakistan.
Ref. Handbook of Mineralogy, Anthony et al (1995) and MSA at http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/vayrynenite.pdf
Vayrynenite from Viitaniemi pegmatite, Eräjärvi area, Orivesi, Etelä-Suomen Lääni, Finland
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Rose-pink crystalline Vayrynenite throughout pegmatite matrix.
Vayrynenite from Saichis, Rhondu dist., Gilgit-Skardu Road, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
A single terminated pink crystal - small! This is a very rare beryllium phosphate which rarely crystallizes.
Vayrynenite from Maltar Bruk, Foljo, Braldu Valley, Balistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Gemmy terminated crystal of this rare beryllium phosphate. Vayrynenite is exclusively found in pegmatites.