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Dravite from
Cap de Creus (Cabo de Creus), Cadaqués, Alt Empordà, Girona (Gerona), Catalonia, Spain

Locality type:Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Classification
Species:Dravite
Formula:Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Comments:Accompanying schorl.
All tourmaline of Cap de Creus are intermediate members of the schorl-dravite and schorl-foitite series.
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Pura Alfonso - J. C. Melgarejo (2000) Boron vs. Phosphorus in granitic pegmatites: the Cap de Creus case Journal of the Czech Geological Society 45/1-2

Bareche, E. (2005) "Els minerals de Catalunya. Segle XX" Ed. Museu Mollfulleda de Mineralogia - Grup Mineralògic Català, 269 p.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Dravite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Cap de Creus (Cabo de Creus), Cadaqués, Alt Empordà, Girona (Gerona), Catalonia, Spain
Nearest other occurrences of Dravite
51.5km (32.0 miles) Sainte-Marie Plage beach alluvials, Sainte-Marie, Pyrénées-Orientales, Occitanie, France
66.7km (41.5 miles) Port conchylicole beach alluvials, Grau de Leucate, Leucate, Aude, Occitanie, France
 
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