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Prehnite & Diopside

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Prehnite & Diopside

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Description
Locality: 
Oficarsa Quarry, Carchelejo, Jaén, Andalusia, Spain
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.3 × 3.9 × 3.3 cm
Weight: 
58.00gr
Description

The specimen presents a quality far beyond what is known for its species.
The crystals are highly defined, and the color is excellent. A true rarity!

Each of the specimens I publish here has been personally selected by me to meet the expectations 
of the most demanding collectors. I examine hundreds of minerals and choose only 
those that meet my rigorous quality criteria.
Don't miss out on this excellent opportunity to acquire a unique specimen.

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

Diopside

Formula: 
CaMgSi2O6
Group Parent: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
white

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