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Apophyllite With Kinoite

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Apophyllite With Kinoite

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Description
Locality: 
Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 3.5 × 3.5 cm
Description

A nice specimen of reflective apophyllite-K and blue kinoite from a famous US locality.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Apophyllite

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

Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)

Formula: 
KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F)·8H2O
Strunz: 
9.EA.15
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0

Kinoite

Formula: 
Ca2Cu2(H2O)2[Si3O10]
Strunz: 
9.BH.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5
Type Locality: 
Santa Rita Mts, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
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