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Pollucite With Quartz

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Pollucite With Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Mawi, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.9 × 2.8 × 2 cm
Description

 An attractive well doubly terminated gemmy rare pollucite incombination with well doubly terminated quartz crystal.

There is old small chip point at one edge.

A very nice captivating pollucite specimen.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pollucite

Formula: 
(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12)·2H2O
Strunz: 
9.GB.05
Hardness: 
6.5
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
La Speranza (Pisani's Quarry), San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy...

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White
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