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Allanite-(Ce) Leucite Nosean Titanite & Fluorapatite

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Allanite-(Ce) Leucite Nosean Titanite & Fluorapatite

ex collection Dr. Krassmann
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Description
Locality: 
In den Dellen Quarries, Niedermendig, Mendig, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 3.1 × 3 cm
Description

Black allanite-(ce), golden titanite, colorless leucite, elongated, water-clear nosean and fluorapatite on this typical Eifel specimen. Surely the one or other species I missed ...

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Allanite-(Ce)

Formula: 
{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Strunz: 
9.BG.05b
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Qáqarssuatsiaq, Aluk Island, Kap Farvel, Kujalleq, Greenland

Leucite

Formula: 
K(AlSi2O6)
Strunz: 
9.GB.05
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy

Nosean

Formula: 
Na8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)·H2O
Strunz: 
9.FB.10
Hardness: 
5.5
Type Locality: 
Sandkuhle, Maria Laach, Laach lake volcanic complex, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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

Fluorapatite

Formula: 
Ca2Ca3(PO4)3F
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Sauberg Mine, Ehrenfriedersdorf, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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