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Malayaite

#52663

Malayaite

#52663
Availability
Available
Price
$475.00
Size
5.5 x 4 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CaSnO(SiO4) (RRUFF)
Locality
Ash Mountain, Tuya Range, British Columbia, Canada
Tagged
tin

This is one of the best Malayites out there. Infact it was photographed in the Mineralogical Record of Feb. 1992. Malayite is the tin analogue of Titanite, and is relatively rare. The crystals are a little over 2cm and there are two of them.

XRD Confirmed

Malayaite

Formula
CaSnO(SiO4
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Wedge shaped, Massive 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, greenish gray, white, light yellow, orange 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Hardness
3.5-4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Barbara Cureton Collection
Special Info
XRD Confirmed
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