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Armenite & Zoisite Var Thulite

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Armenite & Zoisite Var Thulite

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Description
Locality: 
Remigny, Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Québec, Canada
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 4 × 3.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
3.00cm
Description

Unterminated crystals of white armenite on matrix with crystals of pink zoisite variety thulite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Armenite

Formula: 
BaCa2Al6Si9O30·2H2O
Strunz: 
9.CM.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Armen Mine, Overberget Mining Field, Kongsberg Silver Mining District, Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway

Zoisite

Formula: 
{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Strunz: 
9.BG.10
Hardness: 
6.0 - 7.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Prickler Halt, Ladinger Spitze - Speikkogel area, Saualpe, Carinthia, Austria

Thulite

Variety Of: 

Zoisite

Formula: 
{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Strunz: 
9.BG.10
Hardness: 
6.0 - 7.0
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
pink
Type Locality: 
Øvstebø, Kleppan, Sauland, Hjartdal, Telemark, Norway

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