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Quartz With Astrophyllite Inclusions

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Quartz With Astrophyllite Inclusions

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Description
Locality: 
Zagi Mountain, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.2 × 4.8 × 4.3 cm
Description

A large gemmy matrix quartz with astrophyllite inclusion , no damage , beautiful astrophyllite inclusion .

 

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Quartz

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

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