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Analcime

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Analcime

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With Antique Label

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Description
Locality: 
Cyclopean Islands, Aci Trezza, Etna, Catania Province, Sicily, Italy
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.6 × 5 × 3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.40cm
Description

Two very old specimen of very transparent and for its shape typical Analcime crystal from the type location.

With nice old label.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Analcime

Formula: 
Na2(Al2Si4O12)·2H2O
Strunz: 
9.GB.05
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Cyclopean Islands, Acitrezza (Aci Trezza), Etna Volcanic Complex, Catania Province, Sicily, Italy
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