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Pectolite On Sugilite

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Pectolite On Sugilite

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Description
Locality: 
Wessels Mine, Hotazel, Kalahari, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.7 × 1.9 × 1.7 cm
Description

Nice pectolite on sugilite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pectolite

Formula: 
NaCa2(HSi3O9)
Strunz: 
9.DG.05
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Sano, Mori, Mt. Baldo, Lagarina Valley, Trento Province, Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol), Italy

Sugilite

Formula: 
K(Na,□)2Li3(Fe,Mn,Al,Zr)2[Si12O30]
Strunz: 
9.CM.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Type Locality: 
Iwagi Island, Inland Sea (Setonaikai), Ehime Prefecture, Japan
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