Baratovite

baratovite

miserite

ekanite

titanite

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Formula: KLi3Ca7Ti2(SiO3)12F2
Cyclosilicate (ring silicate)
Specific gravity: 2.92
Hardness: 5 to 6
Streak: White
Colour: White, colourless, pink
Common impurities: Fe,Nb,Mn,Na
Environments

Plutonic igneous environments

Localities

At the type locality, the Dara-i-Pioz Glacier, Districts of Republican Subordination, Tajikistan, baratovite occurs as platy aggregates, associated with miserite, ekanite and titanite, in quartz-albite-aegirine veinlets and in albitites in syenites of the alkalic massif (AM 61.1053).

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