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Sample n° 14065

Minerals found in the sample
Mineral Formula Category Subcategory Importance
ZAIRITE BiFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)6 phosphates, arsenates and vanadates phosphates major
TOURMALINE - cyclosilicates tourmaline minor
Description
Description: olive-green crust (zairite) in micaceous quartz vein
Information: holotype of zairite (IMA Catalogue of Type Mineral Specimens) // original publication - Van Wambeke, L., 1975. La zaïrite, une nouveau minéral appartenant à la série de la crandallite. Bulletin de la Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie 98, 351-353.
Origin
  • Country: Congo (RDC)
  • Region: Kivu
  • Locality: Lubero, Etaetu
Specification
  • Donors: Unknown
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  • Quantity: 2
    Size: 2
  • Dimension code 1>2>3: 1
    Quality code 1>2>3: 1
  • Holotype: yes
    Paratype: no
    Radioactive: no
  • Thin section: no
    Chemical analysis: no
    X-Ray spectra: yes