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Tacharanite

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Tacharanite

Rare Mineral

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Locality: 
Puech de Vermus, Espalion, Aveyron, Occitanie, France
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 3.3 × 2.2 cm
Description

Rare Ca-Al-silicate mineral as white "snow-balls" associating with phillipsite crystals on basalt matrix.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tacharanite

Formula: 
Ca12Al2Si18O51·18H2O
Strunz: 
9.HA.75
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.0
Colour: 
White
Type Locality: 
Portree, Trotternish, Isle of Skye, North West Highlands (Inverness-shire), Scotland, UK
Loranth Minerals

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