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Topaz Albite & Quartz

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Topaz Albite & Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Diamond Rocks, Mourne Mountains, County Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9 × 7.3 × 9.4 cm
Description

A nice display specimen showing granite matrix with lots of miarolitic cavities. The largest of these is 6.5cm x 4.5cm and is packed full of bright white albite and orthoclase crystals, lustrous smoky quartz crystals and books of muscovite mica crystals. Nestled in amongst these is a lovely water clear topaz crystal, very rare for the locality.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Topaz

Formula: 
Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Strunz: 
9.AF.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal
Hardness: 
8.0
Streak: 
White

Albite

Formula: 
NaAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.35
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Finnbo (Finbo), Falun, Dalarna, Sweden

Quartz

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

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