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Stilbite-Ca & Epidote

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Stilbite-Ca & Epidote

George Elling collection
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.1 × 4.6 × 3 cm
Description

You are bidding on a large sample with a large vug in ore hosting beautiful, sharp crystals of stilbite-Ca on matrix with tiny epidote crystals. Rare occurence at Sterling Hill!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Stilbite-Ca

Formula: 
NaCa4[Al9Si27O72]·nH2O
Strunz: 
9.GE.10
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White

Epidote

Formula: 
{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Strunz: 
9.BG.05a
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.0
Streak: 
Colorless
Type Locality: 
Bourg d'Oisans, Isère, Rhône-Alpes, France...

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