Moving mountains for you
Switch currency

Current Live Auctions

Current Live Fixed Price Sales

Petarasite & Aegirine

Views:
Watches:
MEX511288

Petarasite & Aegirine

Rare Mineral

Description Tabs

Description
Locality: 
Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.9 × 1.9 × 1.5 cm
Description

A lot of purpule crystals free crystallized on matrix.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Petarasite

Formula: 
Na5Zr2(Si6O18)(Cl,OH)·2H2O
Strunz: 
9.CJ.40
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Type Locality: 
Poudrette quarry (Demix quarry; Uni-Mix quarry; Desourdy quarry; Carrière Mont Saint-Hilaire), Mont Saint-Hilaire, La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada

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
Item Toolbox