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Pectolite & Tacharanite

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Description
Locality: 
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Québec, Canada
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 3.5 × 3.5 cm
Description

This is a specimen of bright white spherules and aggregates of tacharanite on crystals and massive pectolite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pectolite

Formula: 
NaCa2(HSi3O9)
Strunz: 
9.DG.05
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Sano, Mori, Mt. Baldo, Lagarina Valley, Trento Province, Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol), Italy

Tacharanite

Formula: 
Ca12Al2Si18O51·18H2O
Strunz: 
9.HA.75
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.0
Colour: 
White
Type Locality: 
Portree, Trotternish, Isle of Skye, North West Highlands (Inverness-shire), Scotland, UK

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