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Bavenite Orthoclase & Quartz

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Bavenite Orthoclase & Quartz

Ex Dr F Krantz (Bonn, Germany)
Type Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Baveno, Piedmont, Italy
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 3.6 × 2 cm
Description

Nice example from this classic European locality: whitish bavenite tufts and fibres on whitish to pinkish orthoclase with some quartz.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Bavenite

Formula: 
Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.DF.25
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
5.5
Colour: 
White
Type Locality: 
Seula mine (ex Montecatini quarry), Mount Camoscio, Oltrefiume, Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy

Orthoclase

Formula: 
KAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.30
Hardness: 
6.0
Streak: 
White

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

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