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Tobermorite & Phillipsite Na

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Tobermorite & Phillipsite Na

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Description
Locality: 
Palagonia, Catania, Sicily, Italy
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
1.2 × 3.6 × 1.8 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.20cm
Description

White balls of tobermorite covered by a calcite veil over sky-blue translucent phillipsite-Na crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Phillipsite

Synonym Of: 

Phillipsite-Ca

Formula: 
(Ca0.5,K,Na,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32 . 12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GC.10
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0

Phillipsite-K

Formula: 
(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GC.10
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0

Phillipsite-Na

Formula: 
(Na,K,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32]·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GC.10
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0
Group Parent: 
Zeolite Group

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