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Thomsonite On Analcime

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Thomsonite On Analcime

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Description
Locality: 
Garron Head, Waterfoot, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 5 × 4 cm
Description

Nice aggregates of thomsonite crystals with an orange colour on analcime. A few 'hairs' of mesolite and alittle calcite crystal are also present. From a new location on Garron Head.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Thomsonite

Synonym Of: 

Thomsonite-Ca

Formula: 
NaCa2[Al5Si5O20]·6H2O
Strunz: 
9.GA.10
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5

Thomsonite-Sr

Formula: 
Na(Sr,Ca)2[Al5Si5O20]·7H2O
Strunz: 
9.GA.10
Hardness: 
5.0 - 0.0

Analcime

Formula: 
Na2(Al2Si4O12)·2H2O
Strunz: 
9.GB.05
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Cyclopean Islands, Acitrezza (Aci Trezza), Etna Volcanic Complex, Catania Province, Sicily, Italy
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