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Emeleusite

#41339

Emeleusite

#41339
Availability
Sold
Size
3.5 x 2.5 x 1 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Na2LiFe3+Si6O15 (RRUFF)
Locality
Igdlutalik Island, South Greenland
Tagged
pegmatite mineral

Emeleusite is thus far a one-locality mineral. It is an orthorhombic sodium-lithium-iron inosilicate. The deposit is distal from the the Ilímaussaq complex.

The specimen is rather nondescript. It is a granular pinkish tan mass. Identified by Dr. Igor Pekov.

XRD Confirmed, EDS Confirmed

Emeleusite

Formula
Na2LiFe3+Si6O15 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, pink white 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Hardness
5-6 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Special Info
XRD Confirmed
Special Info
EDS Confirmed

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