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Analcime

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Analcime

ex collection Holger Engelmohr, ex A. Berger, Wien
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Description
Locality: 
Dolni Zalezly, Ústí nad Labem Region, Czech Republic
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.5 × 5.3 × 5 cm
Weight: 
136.00gr
Description

Very nice vug in basalt matrix, lined with hundreds of colorless glossy analcime crystals in two generations.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Analcime

Formula: 
Na2(Al2Si4O12)·2H2O
Strunz: 
9.GB.05
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Cyclopean Islands, Acitrezza (Aci Trezza), Etna Volcanic Complex, Catania Province, Sicily, Italy
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