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Pargasite With Dolomite

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Pargasite With Dolomite

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Description
Locality: 
Kolonne, Embilipitiya, Ratnapura District, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.4 × 3.4 × 2.5 cm
Description

 An unusual specimen of well terminated gemmy pergasite  with dolomite.

Undamaged.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pargasite

Formula: 
{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.DE.15
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Pargas (Parainen), Southwestern Finland Region, Finland

Dolomite

Formula: 
CaMg(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.AB.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal - Rhombohedral
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
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