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Itsiite

#39627

Itsiite

#39627
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Size
2.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Ba2Ca(BSi2O7)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Gun Claims, MacMillian Pass, Itsy Mountains, Yukon Territory, Canada

Itsiite is a new barium calc-silicate found at the Gun Claims in the Itsy Mountains of the Yukon Territy. Approved by the IMA in 2013 (IMA 2013-085), it was studied and authored by Anthony R. Kampf, Ronald C. Peterson und Brian R. Joy CNMNC Newsletter No. 18, December 2013,
page 3255; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 3249-3258. It occurs as blue platy crystals along with Cerchiardite, which is blue so distinguishing in hand visually is probably difficult.

Type Locality, XRD Confirmed, EDS Confirmed, New IMA

Itsiite

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