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Stilbite

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Stilbite

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Description
Locality: 
Sakur, Ahmednagar District, Maharashtra, India
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9.6 × 8 × 4.4 cm
Description

Two hemispheres of stilbit in a sand-clock like assemble. The crystals show uncaountable tiny faces, which are partly glossy. The color is light red. Backside was on the rock, no significant damages to report.

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
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