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Magadiite

Rare Mineral

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Locality: 
Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.7 × 1.4 × 0.8 cm
Description

You are bidding on a sample of magadiite from the Poudrette Quarry. This is an extremely rare mineral from the quarry. It is present as patches of minute white scales in large bundles. Collected by Marcelle Weber. Label states: "collected 3-25-01, Peter Tarassoff XRD ID". A real MSH obscurity!

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What's on the rock

Magadiite

Formula: 
Na2Si14O29·11H2O
Strunz: 
9.EA.20
Hardness: 
2.0
Type Locality: 
Lake Magadi, South Rift Valley, Rift Valley Province, Kenya

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