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Heulandite

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Heulandite

Ex J & S Mommers Collection

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Description
Locality: 
Tambar Springs, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.8 × 2 × 1.8 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.00cm
Description

A stunning orange huelandite on a brown basaltic matrix with small balls of clear quartz. This is by far the most attractive huelandite from this region I have had the pleasure of owning, regardless of size. Great colour clean lines and damage free, a real little gem.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Heulandite

Synonym Of: 

Heulandite-Ba

Formula: 
(Ba,Ca,K,Na,Sr)5Al9Si27O72·22H2O
Strunz: 
9.GE.05
Hardness: 
3.5

Heulandite-Ca

Formula: 
(Ca,Na)2-3Al3(Al,Si)2Si13O36·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GE.05
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Heulandite-K

Formula: 
(K,Na,Ca)2-3Al3(Al,Si)2Si13O36·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GE.05
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5

Heulandite-Na

Formula: 
(Na,Ca)2-3Al3(Al,Si)2Si13O36·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GE.05
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5

Heulandite-Sr

Formula: 
(Sr,Na,Ca)2-3Al3(Al,Si)2Si13O36·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GE.05
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Hardness: 
3 - 3.5
Colour: 
White
Streak: 
White
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