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Ussingite & Gmelinite-Na

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Ussingite & Gmelinite-Na

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Description
Locality: 
Shkatulka Pegmatite, Umbozero Mine, Alluaiv Mountain, Lovozero Massif, Murmansk Oblast, Russian Federation
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.2 × 4.6 × 2.5 cm
Description

Very rich, violet Ussingite crystals (!!!) in vug covered with small Gmelinite-Na crystals from classic location - world's largest ussingite body!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Ussingite

Formula: 
Na2AlSi3O8OH
Strunz: 
9.EH.20
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
6.0 - 7.0
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Kangerluarsuk Fjord (Kangerdluarssuq Fjord), Ilímaussaq complex, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Greenland

Gmelinite-Na

Formula: 
(Na2,Ca)[Al2Si4O12]·6H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Nero Mt., San Pietro, Montecchio Maggiore, Vicenza Province, Veneto, Italy

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