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Kalsilite Leucite & Aegirine

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Kalsilite Leucite & Aegirine

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Description
Locality: 
Vispi Quarry, San Venanzo, Umbria, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.1 × 1.4 × 0.9 cm
Weight: 
11.00gr
Description

Nice specimen with elongated, white kalsilite crystals on matrix.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Kalsilite

Formula: 
KAlSiO4
Strunz: 
9.FA.05
Hardness: 
6.0
Type Locality: 
Kamengo (Chamengo crater), Gomba District, Uganda

Leucite

Formula: 
K(AlSi2O6)
Strunz: 
9.GB.05
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy

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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