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Cavansite & Okenite

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Cavansite & Okenite

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Description
Locality: 
Wagholi Quarry, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
2 × 3 × 2.3 cm
Description

A cluster of lustrous blue cavansite crystals perched on a okenite matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cavansite

Formula: 
Ca(VO)Si4O10·4H2O
Strunz: 
9.EA.50
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Owyhee Dam, Lake Owyhee State Park, Malheur Co., Oregon, USA

Okenite

Formula: 
CaSi2O5·2H2O
Strunz: 
9.EA.40
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Type Locality: 
Qutdligssat (Kudlisat), Qeqertarsuaq Island (Disko Island), Qaasuitsup, Greenland