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Stilbite & Chabazite-Ca

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Stilbite & Chabazite-Ca

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Description
Locality: 
Old Kilpatrick, Strathclyde, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 5 × 3.5 cm
Description

A very nice old timer and a classic Scottish sample: whitish well developed stilbite (Ca) crystals settle on matrix, accompanied by also whitish lustrous chabazite (Ca) rhombs.

Comes with nice old label, attributing to Old Kilpat, Dumbartonshire, Scotland. 19th century sample.

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

Chabazite-Ca

Formula: 
(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.10
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Colle del Lares, San Nicolò Valley, Buffaure Group, Fassa Valley, Trento Province, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy

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