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Melilite Magnetite & Nepheline

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Melilite Magnetite & Nepheline

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Description
Locality: 
Löhley, Üdersdorf, Daun, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.1 × 2.6 × 1.6 cm
Description

Well formed orange melilite crystals with white hexagonal nepheline crystals, black magnetite crystals and apatite needles. Very nice combination

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Melilite

Group Parent: 
Melilite Group

Magnetite

Formula: 
Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Strunz: 
4.BB.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
Black

Nepheline

Formula: 
(Na,K)AlSiO4
Strunz: 
9.FA.05
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy
Loranth Minerals

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