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Scolecite With Analcime

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Scolecite With Analcime

ex collection Thorsten Häuser
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Description
Locality: 
Teigarhorn, Berufjord, Djúpavogshreppur, Eastern Region, Iceland
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.2 × 3.5 × 3.2 cm
Weight: 
25.00gr
Description

Acicular scolecite with white and colorless analcime crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Scolecite

Formula: 
CaAl2Si3O10·3H2O
Strunz: 
9.GA.05
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Streak: 
white

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