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 RHODIZITE                                   NATURAL COLOR                                  Hardness 8.5

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Aprox 1.2 ct. .6x6 mm. 1 pce &  Aprox 2.2 cts. 7 x 7 mm.    
1 pce  Rhodizite  (externally undamaged) Origin:  Madagascar. 
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USD 8 .00   ref:Rhozflot8$ Aprox. 6 x 6 mm. 1 pce 

USD 10 .00   ref:Rhozflot10$  Aprox. 7 x 7 mm. 1 pce

 
Rhodizite is an extremely rare mineral forming colorless, white to yellowish 
crystals in complex pegmatites.
General information
 Chemical Formula: (K,Cs)Al4Be4(B,Be)12O28
 Composition: Molecular Weight = 778.83 gm
   Cesium     4.27 %  Cs    4.52 % Cs2O
   Potassium  3.77 %  K     4.54 % K2O
   Beryllium  8.10 %  Be   22.48 % BeO
   Aluminum  13.86 %  Al   26.18 % Al2O3
   Boron     12.49 %  B    40.22 % B2O3
   Oxygen    57.52 %  O
            ______        ______
            100.00 %       97.95 % = TOTAL OXIDE
 Empirical Formula: K0.75Cs0.25Al4Be412(B0.75)12(Be0.25)O28
 IMA Status: Approved IMA 1965
 Locality: Sahanivotry, Sahatany Valley, Madagascar.
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