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Fluorapophyllite Var Albin

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Fluorapophyllite Var Albin

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Description
Locality: 
Mariánská Skála, Ústí nad Labem District, Ústí nad Labem Region, Czech Republic
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8 × 5.3 × 2.6 cm
Description

A nice old time classic from Usti nad Labem: specimen with whiteish fluorapophyllite crystals (variety albine) in a vug of volcanic host rock with some calcite on a lawn of natrolite. Comes with two labels: an older cut one and one from Dr. B. Stürtz, Bonn (after 1919).

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Fluorapophyllite

Synonym Of: 

Fluorapophyllite-(K)

Formula: 
KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH)·8H2O
Strunz: 
9.EA.15
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0

Fluorapophyllite-(Na)

Formula: 
NaCa4(Si8O20)F·8H2O
Strunz: 
9.EA.15
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0

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