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Povondraite from
Alto Chapare mining district, Chapare Province, Cochabamba, Bolivia

Locality type:District
Classification
Species:Povondraite
Formula:NaFe33+(Mg2Fe43+)(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Comments:(Type locality often erroneously given as the San Francisco mine, but in reality it came from the country rock several hundred meters from the mine, in a different type of rock.)
Habit:equant
Colour:black
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Mineralogical Record: 32: 461; Zacek, V., Petrov, A., and Hyrsl, J. (1998), Chemistry and origin of povondraite-bearing rocks from Alto Chapare, Cochabamba, Bolivia. Journal of the Czech Geological Society: 43: 59-67.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Microcline1 photo of Povondraite associated with Microcline at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Povondraite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Alto Chapare mining district, Chapare Province, Cochabamba, Bolivia
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Localities for Povondraite in this Region
Cristalmayu valley, Cristalmayu, Cristalmayu subdistrict, Alto Chapare mining district, Chapare Province, Cochabamba, Bolivia
 
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