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Fluorapophyllite On Prehnite

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Fluorapophyllite On Prehnite

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Description
Locality: 
NChwaning II Mine, Kuruman, Kalahari, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.1 × 1.8 × 1.5 cm
Description

A translucent off white fluorapophyllite crystals on light green prehnite crystals, from a small find at N'Chwanning

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

Prehnite

Formula: 
Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.DP.20
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Karoo dolerites, Cradock, Chris Hani District, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa
Earthstones Australia

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