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Eudidymite On Aegirine

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Eudidymite On Aegirine

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Description
Locality: 
Mount Malosa, Zomba, Malawi
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
3.8 × 4.8 × 2.5 cm
Description

Exceptional specimen of a cluster of beige, tabular eudidymite crystals on black lustrous aegrine.

Very good specimen

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Eudidymite

Formula: 
Na2Be2Si6O15·H2O
Strunz: 
9.DG.60
Hardness: 
6.0
Type Locality: 
Eudidymite locality, Lille Arøya (Midtre Arøy; Øvre Arøy; Övre-Arö), Langesundsfjorden, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

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
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