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Chabazite & Native Sulphur On Alabandite

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Chabazite & Native Sulphur On Alabandite

Ex J & S Mommers Collection.

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Description
Locality: 
Zinc Corporation Mine, Broken Hill, Yancowinna County, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 2.3 × 2.4 cm
Description

Recovered from the 18 level of the Zinc Corporation Mine at broken hill, a stalactitic group of dark brown alabandite is studded with micro white to pale orange coloured chabazite crystals and pale yellow native sulphur dipyramidal crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Chabazite

Synonym Of: 

Chabazite-Ca

Formula: 
(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.10
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0

Chabazite-K

Formula: 
(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.10
Hardness: 
4.0

Chabazite-Mg

Formula: 
(Mg0.7K0.5Ca0.5Na0.1)[Al3Si9O24]·10H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.10
Hardness: 
4.0 - 0.0

Chabazite-Na

Formula: 
(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.10
Hardness: 
4.0

Chabazite-Sr

Formula: 
Sr2[Al2Si4O12]2·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.10
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5

Sulphur

Formula: 
S8
Strunz: 
1.CC.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.5

Alabandite

Formula: 
MnS
Strunz: 
2.CD.10
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Sacarîmb (Sãcãrâmb; Szekerembe; Nagyág), Deva, Hunedoara Co., Romania
Earthstones Australia

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