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Meionite

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Meionite

ex collection Franz Höchster
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Description
Locality: 
Soamatasy, Ihosy, Ihorombe, Madagascar
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 3.2 × 2.4 cm
Largest Crystal: 
4.00cm
Description

Large, yellowish-greenish meionite (scapolite group) crystal. Little damage at the upper back - not visible from display view.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Meionite

Formula: 
Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
Strunz: 
9.FB.15
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy

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