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Scapolite Var Meionite

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Scapolite Var Meionite

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Description
Locality: 
Sar-e Sang, Koksha Valley, Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan Districts, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.8 × 4.2 × 2 cm
Description

 An aesthetic specimen , well doubly gemmy  terminated scapolite var meionite crystals joind together , an old mining chipping can be seen at lower termination of one crystal. 

A very nice captivating specimen.

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
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