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Taramite

#BW58958

Taramite

#BW58958
Availability
Sold
Size
5.5 x 2.5 x 1.3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Na2CaFe2+3AlFe3+(Si6Al2)O22(OH)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Taramite is a rare member of the amphibole group found at only a handful of localities. This specimen shows 1 to 3cm long green crystals in a nice divergent group.

Taramite

Formula
Na2CaFe2+3AlFe3+(Si6Al2)O22(OH)2 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
blue green, black 
Streak
greenish gray 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Hardness
5-6 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Bill Wilson Collection
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