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Babingtonite Prehnite & Quartz

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Babingtonite Prehnite & Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Qiaojia County, Zhaotong Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 7.5 × 4.6 cm
Description

Nice specimen from Yunnan Province with a lot tabular black babingtonite crystals on pale green botryoidal prehnite and associated with quartz crystals. Crystals are presents on the two sides of the specimen

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Babingtonite

Formula: 
Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Strunz: 
9.DK.05
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Arendal Iron Mines, Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway

Prehnite

Formula: 
Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.DP.20
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Karoo dolerites, Cradock, Chris Hani District, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

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