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Cafarsite from Scherbadung (Monte Cervandone), Binntal, Wallis, Switzerland (Type Locality for Cafarsite)

 
Cafarsite from Scherbadung (Monte Cervandone), Binntal, Wallis, Switzerland (Type Locality for Cafarsite)

Cafarsite from Scherbadung (Monte Cervandone), Binntal, Wallis, Switzerland (Type Locality for Cafarsite)

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Cafarsite from Scherbadung (Monte Cervandone), Binntal, Wallis, Switzerland (Type Locality for Cafarsite)

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Cafarsite from Scherbadung (Monte Cervandone), Binntal, Wallis, Switzerland (Type Locality for Cafarsite)

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Cafarsite from Scherbadung (Monte Cervandone), Binntal, Wallis, Switzerland (Type Locality for Cafarsite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 72194
Mineral:Cafarsite
Locality:Scherbadung (Monte Cervandone), Binntal, Wallis, Switzerland (Type Locality for Cafarsite)
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. Cafarsite crystals are rare and occur at only a few localities Collected ca. 1980
Overall Size:25x15x12 mm
Crystals:0.2-2.5 mm
Status: For reference only
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