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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)
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
4.4 × 9.7 × 6.3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.90cm
Weight: 
235.00gr
Description

Nice and aesthetic specimen from China with a myriad of perfect tabular black babingtonite crystals associated with pale green botryoidal prehnite and  quartz of excellent brightness. The biggest crystal measures 1.9 X 0.7 Cm

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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