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Amethyst On Chalcedony With Baryte & Chabazite

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Amethyst On Chalcedony With Baryte & Chabazite

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Description
Locality: 
Khadakwani, Madhya Pradesh, India
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 4.5 × 3.5 cm
Weight: 
140.00gr
Description

There was new find of amethyst on matrix of chalcedony in small geodes in Khadakwani area in Madhya Pradesh, India during roadcut. Some pcs were with light & bright purple amethyst, white and orange baryte, calcite, chabazite, julgoldite, apophyllite etc.

This specimen belongs to the same find. This specimen has only few flowers of amethyst, but many crystals of baryte and one crystal of chabazite with littel damage at the corner. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Amethyst

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Formula: 
SiO2
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
Purple

Chalcedony

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Kadıköy (Chalcedon), Istanbul Province, Marmara Region, Turkey

Baryte

Formula: 
BaSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White

Chabazite

Synonym Of: 

Chabazite-Ca

Formula: 
(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.10
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0

Chabazite-K

Formula: 
(K2,Ca,Na2,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.10
Hardness: 
4.0

Chabazite-Mg

Formula: 
(Mg0.7K0.5Ca0.5Na0.1)[Al3Si9O24]·10H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.10
Hardness: 
4.0 - 0.0

Chabazite-Na

Formula: 
(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.10
Hardness: 
4.0

Chabazite-Sr

Formula: 
Sr2[Al2Si4O12]2·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.10
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5

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