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Natisite

#46467

Natisite

#46467
Availability
Sold
Size
8 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Na2TiO(SiO4) (RRUFF)
Locality
Kedykverpakhk Mt., Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia

This rare sodium titanium silicate is found only in pegmatites of the Kola peninsula. The crystals are embedded in the matrix as 1mm grains which fluoresce a nice bright blue color. Without the aid of UV these grains are hard to distinguish from the rest of the alkaline matrix.

Fluorescent, Type Locality, XRD Confirmed, EDS Confirmed

Natisite

Formula
Na2TiO(SiO4
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Cleavage
Perfect, Good, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Adamantine 
Color
greenish gray, yellow green 
Streak
white 
Class
Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal 
Hardness
3-4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Special Info
Fluorescent
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Type Locality
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XRD Confirmed
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EDS Confirmed
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