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Kainosite-(Y)

#BAC62354

Kainosite-(Y)

#BAC62354
Availability
Sold
Size
3.5 x 3 x 2.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Ca2Y2(SiO3)4(CO3)·H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Mount Malosa, Zomba Plateau, Malawi
Tagged
carbonate , REE mineral

A brown plumose crystal group with a tabular Microcline crystal. Vey good specimen.

Kainosite-(Y)

Formula
Ca2Y2(SiO3)4(CO3)·H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Wheat Sheaf 
Cleavage
Good, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Resinous 
Color
brown, colorless, green yellow, yellow, light yellow brown 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Uneven 
Hardness
5-6 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
William & Anne Cook Collection

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