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Cavansite With Stilbite

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Cavansite With Stilbite

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Description
Locality: 
Wagholi Quarry, Pune (Poonah), Maharashtra, India
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 1.5 × 1.5 cm
Weight: 
4.00gr
Description

Stalactite like formation of many rosettes of dark blue cavansite grown over silver color stilbite. Tiny crystals of chalcedony are present on surface of cavansite adding to the beauty of the specimen. Almost a floater specimen.

Wagholi, Pune - India is the only one location in the whole world, where best quality cavansite & pentagonite is found. Due to expansion of localities around, mines are almost on the verge of closing down.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cavansite

Formula: 
Ca(VO)Si4O10·4H2O
Strunz: 
9.EA.50
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Owyhee Dam, Lake Owyhee State Park, Malheur Co., Oregon, USA

Stilbite

Synonym Of: 

Stilbite-Ca

Formula: 
NaCa4[Al9Si27O72]·nH2O
Strunz: 
9.GE.10
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Stilbite-Na

Formula: 
(Na,Ca,K)6-7[Al8Si28O72]·nH2O
Strunz: 
9.GE.10
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4
Colour: 
White
Streak: 
White

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