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Nepheline & Hematite

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Nepheline & Hematite

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Description
Locality: 
Wannenköpfe Quarry, Ochtendung, Maifeld, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 1 × 1.3 cm
Description

A boxed micromount showing transparent hexagonal prisms of Nepheline. Collected in Feb. 2001.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Nepheline

Formula: 
(Na,K)AlSiO4
Strunz: 
9.FA.05
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy

Hematite

Formula: 
Fe2O3
Strunz: 
4.CB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
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