June 16, 2012
inlovewithgeosciences:

Staurolite, (Fe2+,Mg, Zn)1,5-2Al9(SiO4)4O6(OH,O)2, Ilmenite, Fe2+TiO3, Magnetite, Fe2+Fe3+2O4, Quartz, SiO2, and Kyanite, Al2(SiO4)O
 
“After 77 years since the discovery, this is the single locality of cobaltoan staurolite worlwide.”
Locality: Lusaka Province, Zambia

inlovewithgeosciences:

Staurolite, (Fe2+,Mg, Zn)1,5-2Al9(SiO4)4O6(OH,O)2, Ilmenite, Fe2+TiO3, Magnetite, Fe2+Fe3+2O4Quartz, SiO2, and Kyanite, Al2(SiO4)O

 

“After 77 years since the discovery, this is the single locality of cobaltoan staurolite worlwide.”

Locality: Lusaka Province, Zambia