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Tuscanite On Fassaite

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Tuscanite On Fassaite

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Description
Locality: 
Biachella Valley, Sacrofano, Rome Province, Lazio, Italy
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.2 × 4.5 × 3.9 cm
Weight: 
81.00gr
Description

Pale beige-brown tuscanite crystals on pale gray-green fassaite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tuscanite

Formula: 
(K(Ca,Na)6(Si,Al)10O22[SO4,CO3,(OH)2]·H2O
Strunz: 
9.EG.45
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Case Collina (Toscopomici quarry), Pitigliano, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy

Fassaite

Variety Of: 

Augite

Formula: 
(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Strunz: 
9.DA.15
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Hardness: 
0.0