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Prehnite On Amethyst With Hematite Inclusions

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Prehnite On Amethyst With Hematite Inclusions

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Description
Locality: 
Goboboseb Mountains, Brandberg, Dâures, Erongo Region, Namibia
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.8 × 2 × 1.3 cm
Description

An exceptional phantom amethyst crystal with a large, apple-green prehnite crystal combo on the top side and some pale green, partly free-standing prehnite crystals from the recent find. The phantom is very strong and purple in this crystal with some hematite inclusions.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Prehnite

Formula: 
Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.DP.20
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Karoo dolerites, Cradock, Chris Hani District, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

Amethyst

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Formula: 
SiO2
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
Purple

Hematite

Formula: 
Fe2O3
Strunz: 
4.CB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0

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