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Stilbite

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Stilbite

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Description
Locality: 
Pianasca Quarry, Villadossola, Piedmont, Italy
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.7 × 3 × 3.8 cm
Description

Well formed white crystals of stilbite on matrix from this lesser known Italian locality. The specimen sits well for display.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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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