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Thornasite from
Aris Quarries (Ariskop Quarry; Railway Quarry), Aris, Windhoek District, Khomas Region, Namibia

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Thornasite
Formula:(Na,K)12Th3[Si8O19]4 · 18H2O
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Paula Piilonen, unpublished results; Horváth specimen collected in 2011 confirmed by XRD; Blass, G. & Tremmel, G. (2014): Neptunit und weitere neue Mineralien aus den Phonolith-Steinbrüchen von Aris, Windhoek. Mineralien-Welt 25 (1), 76-83 (in German); Kolitsch, U., Blaß, G., Jahn, S., Cámara, F., von Bezing, L., Wartha, R. R., Tremmel, G., Sturla, M., Cerea, P., Skebo, M. and Ciriotti, M. E. (2016): Aris - mineralogy of the famous alkaline phonolite. AMI - Associazione Micromineralogica Italiana, Cremona, Italy, 95 pp.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Villiaumite2 photos of Thornasite associated with Villiaumite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Thornasite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Aris Quarries (Ariskop Quarry; Railway Quarry), Aris, Windhoek District, Khomas Region, Namibia
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