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Gaidonnayite & Hilairite

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Gaidonnayite & Hilairite

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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: 
8 × 6 × 4 cm
Description

Rich type locality specimen of gaidonnayite and hilairite crystals on albite matrix.  Collected by Gilles Haineault.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Gaidonnayite

Formula: 
Na2Zr(Si3O9)·2H2O
Strunz: 
9.DM.15
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
5.0 - 0.0
Streak: 
White
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

Hilairite

Formula: 
Na2Zr[SiO3]3·3H2O
Strunz: 
9.DM.10
Hardness: 
4.5
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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