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#BM44808

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#BM44808
Availability
Sold
Size
3.2 x 1.8 x 0.8 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Unavailable
Locality
Antsongomvato mine, Betroka dist., Antananarivo, Madagascar

A partial pseudomorph, and a doubly terminated crystal to 3.2cm. Ex. David Shannon Minerals with a note on how these crystals were collected in 1907.

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Formula
(Ca,U)2(Ti,Nb,Ta)2O6(OH) 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Encrustations, Massive - Granular 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Greasy 
Color
brown, black, brownish green, yellow, greenish black 
Streak
yellowish white 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
5-5.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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McConlogue Collection
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