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Phillipsite

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Phillipsite

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Description
Locality: 
Rupe di Aci Castello, Aci Castello, Catania Province, Sicily, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 2 × 2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.40cm
Description

Small cluster featuring several white spherical aggregates of phillipsite, well exposed on basaltic matrix.

Oldtimer from a classic italian locale, closed to collecting since several decades.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Phillipsite

Synonym Of: 

Phillipsite-Ca

Formula: 
(Ca0.5,K,Na,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32 . 12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GC.10
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0

Phillipsite-K

Formula: 
(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GC.10
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0

Phillipsite-Na

Formula: 
(Na,K,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32]·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GC.10
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0
Group Parent: 
Zeolite Group

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Seller's terms and conditions

The item can be returned for whichever reason, provided its original conditions, and within 10 days from its delivery to the Buyer. In the case of returning, the Buyer will be entitled to the refund of the item price; shipping costs will remain at the Buyer's charge in any case.

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