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Fluor-elbaite from
Cruzeiro mine, São José da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Fluor-elbaite
Formula:Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:Dutrow, B. and Henry, D. J. (2000) Complexly zoned fibrous tourmaline: A record of evolving magmatic and hydrothermal fluids. Canadian Mineralogist, 38, 131-143; Bosi, F., Andreozzi, G.B., Skogby, H., Lussier, A.J., Abdu, Y.A., Hawthorne, F.C. (2013): Fluor-elbaite, Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F, a new mineral species of the tourmaline supergroup. American Mineralogist, 98, 297–303.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Fluor-elbaite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Cruzeiro mine, São José da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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