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Pargasite

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Pargasite

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Description
Locality: 
Sar-e Sang, Koksha Valley, Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan Districts, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
4 × 9 × 9 cm
Description

Unusual gemmy pargasite crystal hosts to marble matrix, a very rare old specimen from the locality, very hard to find.

 

 

Mineral Data
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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
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