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Odintsovite

#52416
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Odintsovite from Murunskii Massif, Chara & Tokko Rivers, Aldan Shield, Saha, Siberia, Russia - 52416
Odintsovite from Murunskii Massif, Chara & Tokko Rivers, Aldan Shield, Saha, Siberia, Russia - 52416

Odintsovite

#52416
Availability
Sold
Size
Micromount 
Formula
K2Na4Ca3Ti2Be4Si12O38 (RRUFF)
Locality
Murunskii Massif, Chara & Tokko Rivers, Aldan Shield, Saha, Siberia, Russia
Tagged
beryllium

A tiny 0.5mm pink crystal grain on microprobe mount. Odintsovite is a two-locality mineral - very rare beryllium mineral. It was described in 1998 by Dr. Igor Pekov and this specimen was used to help describe the mineral. But that doesn't necessarily mean it is a type specimen.

Type Locality, XRD Confirmed, EDS Confirmed, Author's Material

Odintsovite

Formula
K2Na4Ca3Ti2Be4Si12O38 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Granular 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, light pink, slightly brownish pink 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Uneven 
Hardness
5-5.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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