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Pargasite

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Pargasite

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Locality: 
Hunza Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 4.8 × 3 cm
Description

A white marble matrix has been included with a distorted - almost skeletal crystal of pargasite. The crystal dimensions are 2,4 x 1,8 x 1,2 cm tall.

Very good specimen - very good green!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pargasite

Formula: 
{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.DE.15
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Pargas (Parainen), Southwestern Finland Region, Finland
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