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Natrolite & Analcime

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Natrolite & Analcime

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Description
Locality: 
Samsun, Samsun Province, Turkey
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8 × 7.2 × 4.5 cm
Description

Very seldom offered acicular, white natrolite on colorless analcime crystals from the Turkish Black Sea region. More analcime crystals on back (not pictured). Maybe another acicular zeolite present.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Natrolite

Formula: 
Na2Al2Si3O10·2H2O
Strunz: 
9.GA.05
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Hohentwiel, Singen, Hegau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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

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