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Collectible minerals - full range in stock "Kovdorskite"

Kovdorskite is a rare mineral found exclusively in the Kovdor massif on the Kola Peninsula. A pure mineral has no color. Iron impurities turn it blue, and manganese - pink.

You can see kovdorskite stone for sale and buy it in the Minerals of Russia online store.

Physical Properties of Kovdorskite

General
Category Phosphate minerals
Formula
(repeating unit)
Mg2PO4(OH)·3H2O
IMA symbol Kov
Strunz classification 8.DC.22
Dana classification 43.05.08.01
Crystal system Monoclinic
Crystal class Prismatic (2/m)
(same H-M symbol)
Space group P21/n
Unit cell a = 10.35, b = 12.90
c = 4.73 [Å]; Z = 4
Identification
Color Translucent white to pale blue to bright pink
Crystal habit Rough prismatic
Fracture Conchoidal to uneven
Mohs scale hardness 4
Luster Vitreous
Specific gravity 2.28 (measured), 2.30 (calculated)
Optical properties Biaxial (-)
Refractive index nα = 1.527 nβ = 1.542 nγ = 1.549
Birefringence δ = 0.022
2V angle 80°-82° (measured)
Dispersion r > v, very weak

Code: 2829
Iron mine, Kovdor, Kola Peninsula, RF
64*40*27mm

0.00 $ $52.73

Code: 2830
Iron mine, Kovdor, Kola Peninsula, RF
38*37*30mm

0.00 $ $38.18

Code: 2622
Iron mine, Kovdor, Kola Peninsula, RF
50*26*26mm

0.00 $ $32.73

Code: 2589
Iron mine, Kovdor, Kola Peninsula, RF
63*48*34mm

0.00 $ $29.95

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