Specimen ID: X4M-JW5

Xenotime-(Y) : Y(PO4)
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The crystalline abitus of xenotime-(Y), normally is formed by tetragonal dipyramids {101} and/or {121} and tetragonal prism {100}, in some cases with the edges modified by a second tetragonal prism {110} In this case, really unusual, the tetragonal prisms are absent and are replaced by a ditetragonal prism {160} Self collected in the year 2013 in the Rocche Alte nord quarry, RorĂ , Torino Province. Collection and photo Giuseppe Finello
Beppe Finello - 4th March 2016
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