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Lefontite

Lefontite

Lefontite is a new IMA mineral described in 2014 (IMA 2014-075). This is the type locality but it was also found at the Palermo mine.

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Lefontite from João Teodoro mine, Linópolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Lefontite
            from João Teodoro mine, Linópolis,  Minas Gerais, Brazil

Brown striated, flattened, prismatic crystals, associated with minor light-orange brown Greifensteinite, dark green divergent groups of acicular Gormanite. There may be some Beryllonite at the base. 

Lefontite is a new IMA mineral described in 2014 (IMA 2014-075). This is the type locality but it was also found at the Palermo mine.

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