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Datolite & Apophyllite

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Datolite & Apophyllite

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Description
Locality: 
Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russian Federation
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 3 × 4 cm
Weight: 
104.00gr
Description

Green large blocky highly lustrous slightly translucent crystals of datolite to 3.2 cm on edge on matrix. 

This is really rare, unique material and the locality produced only a small number of these fine specimens. Looks great in various positions, no significant damages to report. The crystals are sharp edged and excellent terminated.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Datolite

Formula: 
Ca(HBSiO5)
Strunz: 
9.AJ.20
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Nødebro Mine (Nøddebro), Arendal Iron Mines, Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway

Apophyllite

Synonym Of: 

Fluorapophyllite-(K)

Formula: 
KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH)·8H2O
Strunz: 
9.EA.15
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0

Fluorapophyllite-(Na)

Formula: 
NaCa4(Si8O20)F·8H2O
Strunz: 
9.EA.15
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0

Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)

Formula: 
KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F)·8H2O
Strunz: 
9.EA.15
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0

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