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Astrophyllite Aenigmatite & Aegirine

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Astrophyllite Aenigmatite & Aegirine

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Description
Locality: 
Partomchorr Mountain, Khibiny Massif, Kola, Russian Federation
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 3.3 × 1.8 cm
Description

Golden brown radial astrophyllite crystals in a matrix rich in dark green aegirine and black aenigmatite crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Astrophyllite

Formula: 
(K,Na)3(Fe,Mn)7Ti2Si8O24(O,OH)7
Strunz: 
9.DC.05
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
Golden
Type Locality: 
Låven (Skådön; Lamö; Lamanskjaer), Langesundsfjorden, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

Aenigmatite

Formula: 
Na2Fe2+5Ti(Si6O18)O2
Strunz: 
9.DH.40
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Kangerluarsuk Fjord (Kangerdluarssuq Fjord), Ilímaussaq complex, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Greenland

Aegirine

Formula: 
NaFe3+Si2O6
Group Parent: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.25
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.0
Type Locality: 
Rundemyr, Øvre Eiker, Buskerud, Norway
Causeway Minerals

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