Hambergite Crystal Specimen Russian Stone Gemstone Mineral


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This is the grayish-white hambergite crystal. Dimensions: 2.1 x 0.7 x 0.5″ (5.3 x 1.7 x 1.2cm). Weight – 0.6oz (16 grams). Origin: Russia, Transbaikalia.

Some information about hambergite:

Hambergite is a beryllium borate mineral named after Swedish explorer and mineralogist Axel Hamberg (1863–1933). The mineral occurs as white or colorless orthorhombic crystals.

Hambergite occurs in beryllium bearing granite pegmatites as a rare accessory phase. It occurs associated with beryl, danburite, apatite, spodumene, zircon, fluorite, feldspar and quartz.

It was first described by mineralogist and geographer W. C. Brøgger in 1890 (More information about hambergite).

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Additional information

Weight 16 g