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Cavansite & Desmine

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RBR616683

Cavansite & Desmine

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Description
Locality: 
Pune (Poonah), Maharashtra, India
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 5 × 4 cm
Description

This is a perfect specimen in any case: a single cluster of cavansite is excellently placed in the specimens middle. It shows a fine blue color and is free of damage. It is sourrounded by tiny desmine-crystals. A pristine specimen.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cavansite

Formula: 
Ca(VO)Si4O10·4H2O
Strunz: 
9.EA.50
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Owyhee Dam, Lake Owyhee State Park, Malheur Co., Oregon, USA

Desmine

Variety Of: 

Stilbite

Hardness: 
3.5 - 4