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Titanite Ferro-actinolite & Albite

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Titanite Ferro-actinolite & Albite

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Description
Locality: 
Holmestrand, Vestfold, Norway
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.2 × 4.1 × 1.8 cm
Description

Several deep yellow titanite crystals are set sparsely over an albite matrix with shiny black ferro-actinolite crystals. Nice!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Titanite

Formula: 
CaTi(SiO4)O
Strunz: 
9.AG.15
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Titanite occurrence, Hauzenberg, Lower Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany

Ferro-actinolite

Formula: 
☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.DE.10
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0

Albite

Formula: 
NaAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.35
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Finnbo (Finbo), Falun, Dalarna, Sweden
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