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Eosphorite With Topaz Tourmaline Cleavelandite & Feldspar

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Description
Locality: 
Shengus, Haramosh Mountains, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
4.2 × 8.5 × 5.2 cm
Description

A wonderful specimen of countless well doubly terminated Eosphorite / childrenite crystals hosts to cleavlandite over feldspar matrix , macro crystals very hard to photograph, there are well terminated topaza crystals and tiny tourmaline crystal, Undmaged , nice perfect specimen for macro minerals collectors and photographers , 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Eosphorite

Formula: 
(Mn2+,Fe2+)Al(PO4)(OH)2·H2O
Strunz: 
8.DD.20
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA

Topaz

Formula: 
Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Strunz: 
9.AF.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal
Hardness: 
8.0
Streak: 
White

Tourmaline

Formula: 
A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7

Cleavelandite

Variety Of: 

Albite

Formula: 
NaAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.35
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Hardness: 
0.0

Feldspar

Group Parent: 
Feldspar Group