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Stellerite & Quartz

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Stellerite & Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Tambar Springs, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.3 × 4.2 × 3.5 cm
Description

Gorgeous orange stellarite crystals up to 2cm across are packed together in sheaf like formation. Neat little round clusters of clear quartz sit on top of the stellarite and really enhance the aesthetics of this piece. No damage.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Stellerite

Formula: 
Ca4(Si28Al8)O72·28H2O
Strunz: 
9.GE.15
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Mednyi Island, Commander Islands (Komandorskije ostrova), Bering Sea, Kamchatka Oblast', Far-Eastern Region, Russia...

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White
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