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Chabazite

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Chabazite

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Description
Locality: 
Montresta, Oristano Province, Sardinia, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 4.4 × 4.4 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.50cm
Weight: 
94.00gr
Description

Rich drusy featuring several dozens of pseudocubic chabazite crystals of good lustre and peripheral transparency.
One of my richest specimens from the area, in my collection since 2001, when I got it from a Sardinian collector at the Bologna Mineral Show. In great conditions, very representative.

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
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