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Astrophyllite With Albite With Inclusions

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Astrophyllite With Albite With Inclusions

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Description
Locality: 
Thor Ghar, Zagi Mountain, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
3.2 × 10 × 8.5 cm
Description

 A very unusual  , nice combination specimen of well terminate gemmy albite with inclusion over astrophyllite rich matrix.

New finds from the locality.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Astrophyllite

Formula: 
(K,Na)3(Fe,Mn)7Ti2Si8O24(O,OH)7
Strunz: 
9.DC.05
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
Golden
Type Locality: 
Låven (Skådön; Lamö; Lamanskjaer), Langesundsfjorden, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

Albite

Formula: 
NaAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.35
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Finnbo (Finbo), Falun, Dalarna, Sweden