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Microsommite Amphibole & Magnetite

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Microsommite Amphibole & Magnetite

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Description
Locality: 
Monte Somma, Vesuvius, Campania, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.6 × 3.2 × 3 cm
Description

Mikrosommite from the type locality with amphibole and magnetite.Found from 1985

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Microsommite

Formula: 
Na4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
Strunz: 
9.FB.05
Hardness: 
6.0
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Cupa dell'Olivella, Sant'Anastasia, Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy...

Amphibole

Synonym Of: 

Amphibole Supergroup

Formula: 
AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Hardness: 
0.0

Magnetite

Formula: 
Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Strunz: 
4.BB.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
Black
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