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Bakhchisaraitsevite

#BN48284

Bakhchisaraitsevite

#BN48284
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Size
4 x 2.5 x 2 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Na2Mg5(PO4)4·7H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Iron mine, Kovdor Massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia
Tagged
phosphate

Tannish brown platy crystals in radial groups to 7mm. This is the type locality of a very rare mineral found at only three worldwide localities.

Type Locality

Bakhchisaraitsevite

Formula
Na2Mg5(PO4)4·7H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Fan Shaped, Aggregates, Bladed 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, yellowish white, greenish white 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
2-2.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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