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Stilbite & Celadonite

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Stilbite & Celadonite

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Description
Locality: 
Eysturoy Island, Faroe Islands, Denmark
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 4 × 1.8 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.30cm
Weight: 
22.00gr
Description

Several colourless stilbite crystals on blue/green  celadonite and grey basalt matrix. One 0.6mm chabazite crystal for added interest.  A clean and colourful specimen.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Stilbite

Synonym Of: 

Stilbite-Ca

Formula: 
NaCa4[Al9Si27O72]·nH2O
Strunz: 
9.GE.10
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Stilbite-Na

Formula: 
(Na,Ca,K)6-7[Al8Si28O72]·nH2O
Strunz: 
9.GE.10
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4
Colour: 
White
Streak: 
White

Celadonite

Formula: 
K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.EC.15
Hardness: 
2.0
Type Locality: 
Planitz, Zwickau, Saxony, Germany

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