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Mineral: Stornesite-(Y): (Y, Ca)[ ]2Na6(Ca,Na)8(Mg,Fe)43(PO4)36
Comments: BSE image of stornesite-(Y) (Sto) partially surrounding a spherical quartz(Qz)-biotite(Bt) aggregate in apatite (Ap). Other mineral phases include xenotime (Xnt), sillmanite Sil) and corderite (Crd). AmMin, v91, p 1416.
Location: Paragneiss specimens from Johnston Fjord, Stornes Peninsula, Antarctica.
Scale: See Image.
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