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Catapleiite & Aegirine

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Catapleiite & Aegirine

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Description
Locality: 
Aikuaiventchorr Mountain, Khibiny, Kola, Russian Federation
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.6 × 3.1 × 1.7 cm
Description

Nice catapleiite and aegirine on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Catapleiite

Formula: 
Na2Zr(Si3O9)·2H2O
Strunz: 
9.CA.15
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Låven (Skådön; Lamö; Lamanskjaer), Langesundsfjorden, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

Aegirine

Formula: 
NaFe3+Si2O6
Group Parent: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.25
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.0
Type Locality: 
Rundemyr, Øvre Eiker, Buskerud, Norway
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