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Analcime & Behoite & Petarasite

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Analcime & Behoite & Petarasite

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Description
Locality: 
Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.5 × 5 × 3 cm
Description

Analcime crystals and behoite pseudomorph after natrolite, associated with type locality petarasite, natrolite and gonnardite.  Collected by Gilles Haineault.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Analcime

Formula: 
Na2(Al2Si4O12)·2H2O
Strunz: 
9.GB.05
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Cyclopean Islands, Acitrezza (Aci Trezza), Etna Volcanic Complex, Catania Province, Sicily, Italy

Behoite

Formula: 
Be(OH)2
Strunz: 
4.FA.05a
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
4.0
Type Locality: 
Rode Ranch pegmatite, Llano Co., Texas, USA

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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