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Marialite

Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Fà Valley, Niardo, Camonica Valley, Brescia Province, Lombardy, Italy
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
1 × 4.7 × 3.3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.40cm
Description

I love black minerals and this specimen is one of the reasons why.

Terminated marialite crystals that are terminated and included with carbon, hence the black colour lay across a black matrix and over one another, looking all the world like a burnt forest.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Marialite

Formula: 
Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Strunz: 
9.FB.15
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Pianura, Phlegrean Fields, Naples Province, Phlegrean Volcanic complex, Campania, Italy
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