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Phillipsite

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Locality: 
Corporation Quarry, Clifton Hill, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 2.4 × 0.9 cm
Description

A flat slice of basalt is studded with translucent white phillipsite crystals from the 1890's Corporation Quarry at Clifton Hill

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Phillipsite

Synonym Of: 

Phillipsite-Ca

Formula: 
(Ca0.5,K,Na,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32 . 12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GC.10
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0

Phillipsite-K

Formula: 
(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GC.10
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0

Phillipsite-Na

Formula: 
(Na,K,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32]·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GC.10
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0
Group Parent: 
Zeolite Group
Earthstones Australia

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