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Fluorapophyllite & Galena

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Fluorapophyllite & Galena

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Description
Locality: 
Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 2.5 × 2.5 cm
Description

Sharp crystals of clear fluorapophyllite with a single galena crystal, minor vesuvianite sprays on pectolite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Fluorapophyllite

Synonym Of: 

Fluorapophyllite-(K)

Formula: 
KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH)·8H2O
Strunz: 
9.EA.15
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0

Fluorapophyllite-(Na)

Formula: 
NaCa4(Si8O20)F·8H2O
Strunz: 
9.EA.15
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0

Galena

Formula: 
PbS
Strunz: 
2.CD.10
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5
Colour: 
Lead-grey
Streak: 
Lead-grey
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