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Analcime

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Description
Locality: 
Trabzon, Trabzon Province, Turkey
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.6 × 4.7 × 4.2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.40cm
Description

Nice specimen of analcime xls with calcite xls from turkey. The largest crystal have 1.4 cm diameter. The biggest crystal shows a red color, this coming from an inclusion of unknown material. The combo sit on vulkanite matrix.

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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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