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Perovskite Nepheline Augite Fluorapatite & Magnetite

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Perovskite Nepheline Augite Fluorapatite & Magnetite

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Description
Locality: 
Emmelberg, Üdersdorf, Daun, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.2 × 3.2 × 1.5 cm
Weight: 
24.00gr
Description

A nice double sided speciemn with lots to discover and enjoy under magnification (10x or greater). Complex dark perovskite crystals are associated with colourless prismatic nepheline, colourless needle-like fluorapatite, green augite, dark octahedral magnetite and colourless leucite crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Perovskite

Formula: 
CaTiO3
Strunz: 
4.CC.30
Hardness: 
5.5
Type Locality: 
Akhmatovskaya Kop' (Achmatovsk Mine), Nazyamskie Mts, Zlatoust, Chelyabinsk Oblast', Southern Urals, Urals Region, Russia...

Nepheline

Formula: 
(Na,K)AlSiO4
Strunz: 
9.FA.05
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy

Augite

Formula: 
(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Strunz: 
9.DA.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0

Fluorapatite

Formula: 
Ca2Ca3(PO4)3F
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Sauberg Mine, Ehrenfriedersdorf, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Magnetite

Formula: 
Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Strunz: 
4.BB.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
Black

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