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Chernykhite

#46446
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Chernykhite from Balasauskandyk V Deposit, S. Kazakhstan, Russia - 46446
Chernykhite from Balasauskandyk V Deposit, S. Kazakhstan, Russia - 46446

Chernykhite

#46446
Availability
Sold
Size
Chip < 1cm 
Formula
BaV3+2(Si2Al2)O10(OH)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Balasauskandyk V Deposit, S. Kazakhstan, Russia
Tagged
vanadium

Chernykhite is a barium-vanadium mica found in only three or four localities in the world. This specimen is from the type locality and identified by Dr. Igor Pekov.

Type Locality, XRD Confirmed, EDS Confirmed

Chernykhite

Formula
BaV3+2(Si2Al2)O10(OH)2 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Fine 
Cleavage
Perfect 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
dark green, olive green 
Streak
greenish white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Hardness
3-4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Special Info
Type Locality
Special Info
XRD Confirmed
Special Info
EDS Confirmed

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