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Phlogopite, Calcite, Haüyne (Var: Lazurite)

Phlogopite : KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH,F)2, Calcite : CaCO3, Haüyne (Var: Lazurite) : Na6 Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2, S3,Cl,OH)2

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Platy crystals of unusually colorless muscovite-like Phlogopite in Lazurite bearing Calcite marble. Such Phlogopite is iron-free, what explains lack of a coloration. FOV is ~3x3 cm.

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