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Cavansite & Stilbite

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Cavansite & Stilbite

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Description
Locality: 
Wagholi Quarry, Pune (Poonah), Maharashtra, India
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 8 × 7 cm
Description

Lustrous blue sprays of cavansite on small transparent stilbite crystals

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

Stilbite

Synonym Of: 

Stilbite-Ca

Formula: 
NaCa4[Al9Si27O72]·nH2O
Strunz: 
9.GE.10
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Stilbite-Na

Formula: 
(Na,Ca,K)6-7[Al8Si28O72]·nH2O
Strunz: 
9.GE.10
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4
Colour: 
White
Streak: 
White
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