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Raite with Aegerine

#54748

Raite with Aegerine

#54748
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 3 x 4.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Na3Mn2+3Ti0.25Si8O20(OH)2·10H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Yubileinaya peg., Karnasurt Mt., Lovozero Massif, Kola Pen., Russia

Excellent specimen with fantastic bladed crytals of Raite to 0.5mm in larger groups in many vugs. Associated minerals are green fibrous Aegerine, Eudialyte (reddish), Mountainite and Zorite.

Raite

Formula
Na3Mn2+3Ti0.25Si8O20(OH)2·10H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Acicular 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, Perfect 
Luster
Vitreous - Silky 
Color
brown, violet red, golden yellow, reddish brown 
Streak
yellow 
Class
Orthorhombic - Disphenoidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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