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Eudialyte Titanite Aegirine & Astrophyllite

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Eudialyte Titanite Aegirine & Astrophyllite

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Description
Locality: 
Khibiny Massif, Murmansk Oblast, Russian Federation
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 5 × 4.5 cm
Description

Red eudialyte, black and green aegirine, straw-like, yellowish titanite and brown astrophyllite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Eudialyte

Formula: 
Na15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Strunz: 
9.CO.10
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Kangerluarsuk Fjord (Kangerdluarssuq Fjord), Ilímaussaq complex, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Greenland

Titanite

Formula: 
CaTi(SiO4)O
Strunz: 
9.AG.15
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Titanite occurrence, Hauzenberg, Lower Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany

Aegirine

Formula: 
NaFe3+Si2O6
Group Parent: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.25
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.0
Type Locality: 
Rundemyr, Øvre Eiker, Buskerud, Norway

Astrophyllite

Formula: 
(K,Na)3(Fe,Mn)7Ti2Si8O24(O,OH)7
Strunz: 
9.DC.05
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
Golden
Type Locality: 
Låven (Skådön; Lamö; Lamanskjaer), Langesundsfjorden, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

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