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Gmelinite Na

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Gmelinite Na

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Description
Locality: 
Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.2 × 5.5 × 2.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.00cm
Description

Large pale orange crystals of gmelinite-Na up to 2cm in size. A small amount of basalt matrix is attached to provide contrast and interest.

Lovely specimen for the species & locality that sits nicely for cabinet display.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Gmelinite

Synonym Of: 

Gmelinite-Ca

Formula: 
(Ca,Na2)[Al2Si4O12]·6H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.05
Hardness: 
4.5

Gmelinite-K

Formula: 
(K2,Na2,Ca)[Al2Si4O12]·6H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.05
Hardness: 
4.5

Gmelinite-Na

Formula: 
(Na2,Ca)[Al2Si4O12]·6H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.05
Hardness: 
4.5
Group Parent: 
Zeolite Group
Gondwana Minerals
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