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Gyrolite & Okenite

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Gyrolite & Okenite

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Description
Locality: 
Malad Quarry, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8 × 7.5 × 5.5 cm
Description

Plate with some whitespherical crystal aggregates of gyrolite (over 20mm) with a ball of sprays okenite (over 15mm). Some minor but well definited crystals of apophillite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Gyrolite

Formula: 
NaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8·14H2O
Strunz: 
9.EE.30
Hardness: 
2.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
The Storr, Portree, Trotternish, Isle of Skye, North West Highlands (Inverness-shire), Scotland, UK

Okenite

Formula: 
CaSi2O5·2H2O
Strunz: 
9.EA.40
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Type Locality: 
Qutdligssat (Kudlisat), Qeqertarsuaq Island (Disko Island), Qaasuitsup, Greenland

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