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Meionite & Grossular

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HCH104026

Meionite & Grossular

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Description
Locality: 
Eg, Kristiansand, Agder, Norway
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8 × 6.5 × 4 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.00cm
Description

Mejonite-crystals, partly with crystal-faces up to 2 cm large with darkred grossulare on matrix. Mindat tells that the scapolite from this locations analysed as meionite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Meionite

Formula: 
Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
Strunz: 
9.FB.15
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy

Grossular

Formula: 
Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Type Locality: 
Akhtaragda River mouth (Achtaragda River mouth), Vilyui River Basin (Vilui River Basin; Wilui River Basin), Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia

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