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Pargasite & Zoisite

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Pargasite & Zoisite

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Description
Locality: 
Mundarara Mine, Longido District, Arusha Region, Tanzania (United Republic)
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.8 × 3.4 × 3.2 cm
Description

Nice black pargasite on zoisite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pargasite

Formula: 
{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.DE.15
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Pargas (Parainen), Southwestern Finland Region, Finland

Zoisite

Formula: 
{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Strunz: 
9.BG.10
Hardness: 
6.0 - 7.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Prickler Halt, Ladinger Spitze - Speikkogel area, Saualpe, Carinthia, Austria
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