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Kosnarite

#BN46895

Kosnarite

#BN46895
Availability
Available
Price
$175.00
Size
1.2 x 1.2 x 0.8 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
KZr2(PO4)3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Mount Mica quarry, Paris, Oxford Co., Maine, United States
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite mineral

A small 1cm specimen with a single 0.5mm light bluish to colorless pseudocubic crystal. The crystals is translucent and depending on the angle or light(?) it is a faint blue. It is not really opaque like the photo shows. Nice specimen, a rare zirconium phosphate. This is type locality out of a total of five worldwide.

Type Locality

Kosnarite

Formula
KZr2(PO4)3 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, gray blue, light green 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Hardness
4.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection
Special Info
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