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Pollucite

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Pollucite

New Discovery

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Description
Locality: 
Mawi, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10.5 × 6 × 5 cm
Description

Beautiful big pollucite clear as ice with crystall surfaces everywhere. Just perfekt.

Pollucite is a very rare caesium-bearing zeolite mineral,and one of the very vew facetable zeolites in the world.The best and biggest facetable pollucite come from Afghanistan,where there was a new discovery,which we want to offer you here.All pollucite are hydrothermally-etched and in superb gem quality.

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What's on the rock

Pollucite

Formula: 
(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12)·2H2O
Strunz: 
9.GB.05
Hardness: 
6.5
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
La Speranza (Pisani's Quarry), San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy...
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