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Haüyne On Fassaite

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Haüyne On Fassaite

Fluorescent

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Description
Locality: 
Biachella Valley, Sacrofano, Rome Province, Lazio, Italy
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.4 × 6 × 3.7 cm
Weight: 
152.00gr
Description

Top specimen, full of pale bluish haüyne crystals on massive dark green fassaite (an augite variety) with sharp crystals. Possibly with diopside.

All sides well covere with intense pink fluorescent haüyne crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Haüyne

Formula: 
(Na,Ca)4-8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,Cl)1-2
Strunz: 
9.FB.10
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Lake Nemi, Alban Hills, Rome Province, Latium, 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