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Mineral Specimen No. 70176:
Cafarsite from Scherbadung (Monte Cervandone), Binntal, Wallis, Switzerland.

This mineral specimen of Cafarsite from Scherbadung (Monte Cervandone), Binntal, Wallis, Switzerland is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 70176:

Minerals Species: Cafarsite.
Location of mineral deposit: Scherbadung (Monte Cervandone), Binntal, Wallis, Switzerland. (Type Locality for Cafarsite) Click here to see other minerals from Type localities.
Description: Lustrous black cubo-octahedral cafarsite crystals to 2.5 mm with platy hexagonal translucent green crystals to 1 mm of an unidentified mineral, probably muscovite or clinochlore. The crystals grew in a constricted cavity preventing complete crystal development. Most visible crystals are complete and undamaged. Collected ca. 1980.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 25x15x12 mm.
Size of individual crystals: 0.2-2.5 mm
Price: $95 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Cafarsite from Scherbadung (Monte Cervandone), Binntal, Wallis, Switzerland

Mineral Specimens: Cafarsite from Scherbadung (Monte Cervandone), Binntal, Wallis, Switzerland

Mineral Specimens: Cafarsite from Scherbadung (Monte Cervandone), Binntal, Wallis, Switzerland

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