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Nepheline & Schorlomite

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Nepheline & Schorlomite

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Description
Locality: 
Tamazeght, Khénifra Province, Béni Mellal-Khénifra Region, Morocco
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.3 × 5.6 × 5.1 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.20cm
Description

White nepheline crystals and dark schorlomite crystals on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Nepheline

Formula: 
(Na,K)AlSiO4
Strunz: 
9.FA.05
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy

Schorlomite

Formula: 
Ca3(Ti,Fe3+)2((Si,Fe3+)O4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
7.0 - 7.5
Type Locality: 
Magnet Cove, Hot Spring Co., Arkansas, USA
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