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Gmelinite-Na Natrolite & Analcime

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Gmelinite-Na Natrolite & Analcime

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Description
Locality: 
Little Deerpark Quarry, Glenarm, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.1 × 3.2 × 1.9 cm
Weight: 
23.00gr
Description

Basalt matrix with an amygdale lined with orange gmelinite-Na crystals and a cluster of colourless analcime crystals with a 'crown' of prismatic natrolite crystals. Er2

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Gmelinite-Na

Formula: 
(Na2,Ca)[Al2Si4O12]·6H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Nero Mt., San Pietro, Montecchio Maggiore, Vicenza Province, Veneto, Italy

Natrolite

Formula: 
Na2Al2Si3O10·2H2O
Strunz: 
9.GA.05
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Hohentwiel, Singen, Hegau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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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