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Fluorapophyllite-(K) Sazhinite-(Ce) & Aegirine

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Fluorapophyllite-(K) Sazhinite-(Ce) & Aegirine

ex Ralf Wartha, Windhoek stock

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Description
Locality: 
Aris Quarry, Windhoek Rural, Khomas Region, Namibia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.8 × 2.4 × 1.6 cm
Description

Nice groups of transparent apophyllite crystals together white sazhinite ce and black aegirine crystals on the vug.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sazhinite-(Ce)

Formula: 
Na3Ce[Si6O15]·6H2O
Strunz: 
9.EA.30
Hardness: 
2.5
Type Locality: 
Yubileinaya pegmatite (Yubileinoye; Jubilejnaja), Karnasurt Mt, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia...

Aegirine

Formula: 
NaFe3+Si2O6
Group Parent: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.25
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.0
Type Locality: 
Rundemyr, Øvre Eiker, Buskerud, Norway
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