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Cancrinite & Sodalite

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Cancrinite & Sodalite

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Description
Locality: 
Ditrău, Harghita County, Romania
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.3 × 3 × 3 cm
Description

Orange cleavage fragments of cancrinite with blue sodalite veinlets and patches in nepheline syenite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cancrinite

Formula: 
(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2·2H2O
Strunz: 
9.FB.05
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Ilmen Mts, Chelyabinsk Oblast', Southern Urals, Urals Region, Russia...

Sodalite

Formula: 
Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Strunz: 
9.FB.10
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Ilímaussaq complex, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Greenland

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