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Trona & Burkeite

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Trona & Burkeite

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Description
Locality: 
Wadi El-Natrun Depression, El Beheira Governorate, Egypt
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 2.5 × 0.8 cm
Description

Pale-pink crystals of trona on white crystalline burkeite. Nice specimen.

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Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Trona

Formula: 
Na3H(CO3)2·2H2O
Strunz: 
5.CB.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5

Burkeite

Formula: 
Na6(CO3)(SO4)2
Strunz: 
7.BD.25
Hardness: 
3.5
Type Locality: 
Searles Lake, San Bernardino Co., California, USA

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