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Aegirine & Zircon On Feldspar

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Aegirine & Zircon On Feldspar

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Description
Locality: 
Mount Malosa, Zomba, Southern Region, Malawi
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10 × 9 × 6 cm
Largest Crystal: 
3.00cm
Description

Beautiful high lustrous black aegirine crystals up to 3 cm with brown zircon crystals (to 1 cm) on cream-colored feldspar crystals.


With numerous microcrystals of cream-yellow pyrochlore xls and grey fergusonite-(Y) crystals.

Very good and interesting specimen

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Aegirine

Formula: 
NaFe3+Si2O6
Group Parent: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.25
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.0
Type Locality: 
Rundemyr, Øvre Eiker, Buskerud, Norway

Zircon

Formula: 
ZrSiO4
Strunz: 
9.AD.30
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
7.5
Streak: 
White

Feldspar

Group Parent: 
Feldspar Group
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