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Cavansite

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Cavansite

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Description
Locality: 
Wagholi Quarry, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 3.4 × 3.1 cm
Description

Cavansite developed two isolated spheres set on matrix in combination with stilbite. The cavansite consists of uncountable sparkling crystals, their color is much more intense, the petrol tones are more vibrant in person, also saturation is better - the camera was not able to capture the intensity. Undamaged and very aesthetic in each position! 

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Cavansite

Formula: 
Ca(VO)Si4O10·4H2O
Strunz: 
9.EA.50
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Owyhee Dam, Lake Owyhee State Park, Malheur Co., Oregon, USA
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