leucosphenite

leucosphenite

[‚lü·kə′sfē‚nīt]
(mineralogy)
Na4BaTi2Si10O27 A white mineral composed of sodium barium silicotitanate and occurring as wedge-shaped crystals.
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Occurrence: Associated minerals are: quartz, reedmergnerite, leucosphenite, polylithionite, pectolite, pyrochlore and aegirine.
Associated minerals are: natrolite, microcline, steenstrupine-(Ce), belovite-(Ce), vitusite-(Ce), sazhinite-(Ce), leucosphenite, mangan-neptunite, serandite and sphalerite.
As in recent years, the presence of eastern European dealers and collectors was quite strong and the highlight of this year was perhaps a suite of minerals from the already classic Yubileynaya ("Jubilee") pegmatite of the Kola Peninsula, including good crystals of rarite, mountainite, laplandite and leucosphenite. Other interesting minerals from Kola included sazhinite-(Ce), nordite, leucophanite and meliphanite.