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Prehnite Epidote & Quartz

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Prehnite Epidote & Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Goboboseb Mountains, Brandberg, Dâures, Erongo Region, Namibia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 4.4 × 2.8 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.70cm
Description

Minimal matrix with a rich coverage of light green prehnite growths to a diameter 1.7cm in association with dark green epidote crystals and water clear quartz crystals. An interesting feature of the quartz crystals is that many of them have inclusions of bright red hematite flecks.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Prehnite

Formula: 
Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.DP.20
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Karoo dolerites, Cradock, Chris Hani District, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

Epidote

Formula: 
{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Strunz: 
9.BG.05a
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.0
Streak: 
Colorless
Type Locality: 
Bourg d'Oisans, Isère, Rhône-Alpes, France...

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

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