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Laumontite Epidote & Orthoclase

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Laumontite Epidote & Orthoclase

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Description
Locality: 
Tafelkop, Goboboseb, Brandberg, Dâures, Erongo Region, Namibia
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
4.2 × 7.2 × 4.7 cm
Description

Large orthoclase feldspar crystals with a nice coverage of bright white prismatic laumontite crystals and deep green epidote crystal 'sheaves'.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Laumontite

Formula: 
CaAl2Si4O12·4H2O
Strunz: 
9.GB.10
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Huelgoat (Locmaria-Berrien), Finistère, Brittany, France

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...

Orthoclase

Formula: 
KAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.30
Hardness: 
6.0
Streak: 
White

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