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Ternesite & Jasmundite

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Ternesite & Jasmundite

Type Locality for ternesite

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Description
Locality: 
Caspar Quarry, Bellerberg, Ettringen, Eifel, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 1 × 1.5 cm
Description

Green ternesite in matrix and dark green-brownish crystalline jasmundite. From the type-locality for ternesite.

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Ternesite

Formula: 
Ca5(SiO4)2(SO4)
Strunz: 
9.AH.20
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Caspar quarry, Bellerberg volcano, Ettringen, Mayen, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Jasmundite

Formula: 
Ca11(SiO4)4O2S
Strunz: 
9.AG.70
Hardness: 
5.0
Type Locality: 
Ettringer Feld, Western lava flow, Bellerberg volcano, Ettringen, Mayen, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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