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Serandite from
Castagnola, Vagli Sotto, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy

Classification
Species:Serandite
Formula:NaMn22+Si3O8(OH)
Comments:Its composition varies from Ser100Pct0 to Ser59Pct41. Type C occurrence.
Habit:anhedral
Quality for species:Rock forming mineral/non-crystalline/little interest for collectors.(##)
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:XRD
SEM-EDS
References
References:Biagioni C., 2004. Le mineralizzazioni manganesifere dei Diaspri Auctt. di Vagli (Alpi Apuane, Lucca). Tesina di Laurea inedita, Università di Pisa.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Braunite
Calcite
Quartz
Sugilite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Serandite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Castagnola, Vagli Sotto, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
Nearest other occurrences of Serandite
45.8km (28.5 miles) Cerchiara Mine, Borghetto di Vara, La Spezia Province, Liguria, Italy
 
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