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Thomsonite-Ca & Analcime

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Thomsonite-Ca & Analcime

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Description
Locality: 
Vuelta Parejo, Hermigua, Gomera, Canary Islands, Spain
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 1.2 × 0.7 cm
Description

Nice small sprays of thomsonite ca on colorless analcime crystals and between mesolite crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Thomsonite-Ca

Formula: 
NaCa2[Al5Si5O20]·6H2O
Strunz: 
9.GA.10
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Old Kilpatrick, Strathclyde (Dunbartonshire), Scotland, UK

Analcime

Formula: 
Na2(Al2Si4O12)·2H2O
Strunz: 
9.GB.05
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Cyclopean Islands, Acitrezza (Aci Trezza), Etna Volcanic Complex, Catania Province, Sicily, Italy
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