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Petarasite

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Description
Locality: 
Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.1 × 3.2 × 1.6 cm
Description

You are bidding on a small sample with some nice, large crystals and crystal sections of petarasite in and on matrix from the original find of the species in 1980. From the "petarasite" trench. Rare for this material to have crystal faces! WAH material. 

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Petarasite

Formula: 
Na5Zr2(Si6O18)(Cl,OH)·2H2O
Strunz: 
9.CJ.40
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Type Locality: 
Poudrette quarry (Demix quarry; Uni-Mix quarry; Desourdy quarry; Carrière Mont Saint-Hilaire), Mont Saint-Hilaire, La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada

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