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Nefedovite with Villiaumite

#46468

Nefedovite with Villiaumite

#46468
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 3 x 2.5 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Na5Ca4(PO4)4F (RRUFF)
Locality
Koashva Mt., Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite mineral

Supreb rare white, acicular crystals of Nefedovite with purplish red Villiaumite. The Villiaumite occur as graphic intergrowths with the Nefedovite. Awesome specimen, very rare in nature and in the market. The associated Villiaumite is highly toxic and poisonous if ingested.

Poisonous!!, Type Locality

Nefedovite

Formula
Na5Ca4(PO4)4
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pedial 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
4.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Special Info
Poisonous!!
Special Info
Type Locality

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