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Calciomurmanite

#50435

Calciomurmanite

#50435
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
(Na,◻)2Ca(Ti,Mg,Nb)4[Si2O7]2O2(OH,O)2(H2O)4 (RRUFF)
Locality
P'yalkimpor Mt, Lovozero Massif, Murmansk Oblast, Russia

Pink micaceous crystals to 1.7mm. Calciomurmanite looks like a mica, but it is not. It is sorosilicate rather than a phyllosilicate, like true micas. Identified by Dr. Igor Pekov.

XRD Confirmed

Calciomurmanite

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Special Info
XRD Confirmed

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