Ikranite

ikranite

lorenzenite

murmanite

arfvedsonite

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Formula: (Na,H3O)15(Ca,Mn,REE)6Fe3+2Zr3Si24O66 (O,OH)6Cl.nH2O
Cyclosilicate (ring silicate), eudialyte group, manganese-bearing mineral
Specific gravity: 2.82
Hardness: 5
Streak: White
Colour: Brownish yellow to light brown
Mildly RADIOACTIVE
Environments

Pegmatites

Localities

At the type locality, Karnasurt Mountain, Lovozersky District, Murmansk Oblast, Russia, ikranite is associated with aegirine, microcline, lorenzenite, nepheline, lamprophyllite, murmanite and arfvedsonite in the aegirine zone of an agpaitic pegmatite (AM 89.1827-1828, CM 42.926).

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