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IMA 2003-019
Na6Sr12Ba2Zr13Si39B4O123(OH)6 · 20 H2O

     This species, under publication, was known as MSH UK-99. It is related to benitoite. More information to follow.

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS:

Color is colorless to grey.
Luster is vitreous.
Diaphaneity is transparent.
Crystal System is hexagonal; p63cm.
Crystal Habits include (??).
Cleavage: (??).
Fracture is (??).
Hardness is (??).
Specific Gravity is approximately (??) g/cm3.
Streak is (??).
Associated Minerals include (??).
Distinguishing Features: (??).
Origin: Named for (??).

CLASSIFICATION:

Dana System
# To follow

Strunz Classification
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REFERENCES:
MinRec 21:

DISTRIBUTION AND RARITY AT MONT SAINT-HILAIRE:

MSH
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PE
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AP
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MX
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SS
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MC
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HF
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BR
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SX
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FR
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