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Sinhalite

Sinhalite is a brownish green carbonate mineral.

Chemical Formula: AlBMgO4
Other names: Aluminium Magnesium Tetraoxoborate
Layman's explanation: Sinhalite was believed to be a brown version of peridot, which is normally green. It wasn't until 1952 that it was recognized as a new specimen. The majority of sinhalite is found in Sri Lanka. Sinhalite is a brownish green crystal that is a borate. It is used at a mineral specimen and as a gemstone.
Keywords: Sri Lanka, brown, Mineral

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