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Datolite from
Bor Pit (Boron Pit; Bor Quarry), Dal'negorsk B deposit, Dalnegorsk, Dalnegorsk Urban District, Primorsky Krai, Russia

Locality type:Pit
Classification
Species:Datolite
Formula:CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Comments:Gooseberry-green crystals with clear quartz frosting on the lower edges.
Very rare twins (4 or 5 known)
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Rock & Gem, August 2001, p. 80; MinRec 32:9; Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:127-129
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz28 photos of Datolite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Calcite9 photos of Datolite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Danburite9 photos of Datolite associated with Danburite at this locality.
Fluorapophyllite-(K)5 photos of Datolite associated with Fluorapophyllite-(K) at this locality.
Axinite-(Fe)4 photos of Datolite associated with Axinite-(Fe) at this locality.
Smoky Quartz3 photos of Datolite associated with Smoky Quartz at this locality.
Apophyllite1 photo of Datolite associated with Apophyllite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Datolite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Bor Pit (Boron Pit; Bor Quarry), Dal'negorsk B deposit, Dalnegorsk, Dalnegorsk Urban District, Primorsky Krai, Russia
Nearest other occurrences of Datolite
3.8km (2.4 miles) A Verkhnii Mine (Verchniy Mine; Verkhnee Rudnik Mine), Dalnegorsk, Dalnegorsk Urban District, Primorsky Krai, Russia
7.2km (4.5 miles) B Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dalnegorsk, Dalnegorsk Urban District, Primorsky Krai, Russia
7.8km (4.8 miles) C Dal'negorsk B deposit, Dalnegorsk, Dalnegorsk Urban District, Primorsky Krai, Russia
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