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Comments: Three small grains of alforsite mounted on tape.
Location: La Madrelena, Baja California, Mexico.
Scale: Not Given.
© Rhonda Spencer / ASDM Sonoran Desert Digital Library
Alforsite: Ba5(PO4)3Cl Titantaramellite: Ba4(Ti,Fe+++,Fe++,Mg)4(B2Si8O27)O2Clx X=0 TO 1, with Ti > Fe Sanbornite: BaSi2O5 Celsian: BaAl2Si2O8
Comments: SEM image showing alforsite (al). Matrix composed by lamellar sanbornite (sa) and granular quartz (q). Rectangular crystal in the upper right corner is titantaramellite (ti) and isometric crystals included in sanbornite are celsian (ce).
Location: Trumbull Peak, near Incline, Mariposa Co., California, USA.
Scale: See Image.
© Pavel M. Kartashov