Moving mountains for you
Switch currency

Current Live Auctions

Current Live Fixed Price Sales

Thomsonite-Ca Chabazite & Celadonite

Views:
Watches:
FDW65421

Thomsonite-Ca Chabazite & Celadonite

Description Tabs

Description
Locality: 
Kotá, Oxnadalur, Iceland
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 2 × 1 cm
Description

An interesting shaped thomsonite-(Ca) on a celadonite-"stalactite" with chabazite. The complete thomsonite-(Ca) cluster is ca.5 mm long and consists of platy bladed microcrystals of thomsonite-(Ca).

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Thomsonite-Ca

Formula: 
NaCa2[Al5Si5O20]·6H2O
Strunz: 
9.GA.10
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Old Kilpatrick, Strathclyde (Dunbartonshire), Scotland, UK

Chabazite

Synonym Of: 

Chabazite-Ca

Formula: 
(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.10
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0

Chabazite-K

Formula: 
(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.10
Hardness: 
4.0

Chabazite-Mg

Formula: 
(Mg0.7K0.5Ca0.5Na0.1)[Al3Si9O24]·10H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.10
Hardness: 
4.0 - 0.0

Chabazite-Na

Formula: 
(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.10
Hardness: 
4.0

Chabazite-Sr

Formula: 
Sr2[Al2Si4O12]2·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.10
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5

Celadonite

Formula: 
K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.EC.15
Hardness: 
2.0
Type Locality: 
Planitz, Zwickau, Saxony, Germany
Mineraltravel.com
Item Toolbox