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Lévyne Chabazite-Na & Connellite

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Lévyne Chabazite-Na & Connellite

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Description
Locality: 
Sunderland Bluff, Phillip Island, Bass Coast Shire, Victoria, Australia
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
3 × 7.8 × 6.8 cm
Description

A specimen with a matrix of basalt riddled with cavities, the main cavity is lined with clear to white levyne crystals. Scattered across the levyne are hollw white balls of barite.

Adjoining cavityies are lined with chabzite, one of these cavities has micro blue green spheres of connellite covering many of the chabazite crystals

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Chabazite-Na

Formula: 
(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.10
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Rupe di Aci Castello, Aci Castello, Etna Volcanic Complex, Catania Province, Sicily, Italy

Connellite

Formula: 
Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4·3H2O
Strunz: 
3.DA.25
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Wheal Providence, Providence Mines, Carbis Bay, St Ives, St Ives District, Cornwall, England, UK
Earthstones Australia

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