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Mineral: Calzirtite: CaZr3TiO9  
Augite: (Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe,Al,Ti)(Si,Al)2O6  
Richterite: Na(CaNa)(Mg,Fe++)5[Si8O22](OH)2
Comments: Gray irregular grain of calzirtite (see arrow) in fibrous augite with dark red richterite.
Location: Jacupiranga Mine, Cajati, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Scale: See Photo.
Copyright: © Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species
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