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Shortite

#PD33464

Shortite

#PD33464
Availability
Sold
Size
3.5 x 3 x 2 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Na2Ca2(CO3)3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville Co., Quebec, Canada
Tagged
carbonate

Excellent crystals of this relatively rare carbonate first found in Wyoming, USA. These crystals are a bright yellowish green and the longest crystal is 1.5cm. The color is richer and more yellow in person!

Shortite

Formula
Na2Ca2(CO3)3 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Tabular 
Cleavage
Distinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, light yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Pyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
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