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Stilbite & Mesolite

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Stilbite & Mesolite

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Description
Locality: 
Talisker Bay, Isle of Skye, Scotland, United Kingdom
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.7 × 2.9 × 1.8 cm
Weight: 
14.00gr
Description

Nice specimen with well crystallized stilbite groups and mesolite needles.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Stilbite

Synonym Of: 

Stilbite-Ca

Formula: 
NaCa4[Al9Si27O72]·nH2O
Strunz: 
9.GE.10
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Stilbite-Na

Formula: 
(Na,Ca,K)6-7[Al8Si28O72]·nH2O
Strunz: 
9.GE.10
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4
Colour: 
White
Streak: 
White

Mesolite

Formula: 
Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30·8H2O
Strunz: 
9.GA.05
Hardness: 
5.0
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