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Genthelvite Catapleiite Albite Polylithionite Kupletskite Rhabdophane Amphibole & Aegirine

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Genthelvite Catapleiite Albite Polylithionite Kupletskite Rhabdophane Amphibole & Aegirine

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Description
Locality: 
Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 3.5 × 2 cm
Description

Light yellow genthelvite crystals with polylithionite, catapleiite, albite, kupletskite and  aegirine.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Genthelvite

Formula: 
Zn4(Be3Si3O12)S
Strunz: 
9.FB.10
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Type Locality: 
West Cheyenne Canon, Cheyenne District (St. Peters Dome District), El Paso Co., Colorado, USA

Catapleiite

Formula: 
Na2Zr(Si3O9)·2H2O
Strunz: 
9.CA.15
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Låven (Skådön; Lamö; Lamanskjaer), Langesundsfjorden, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

Albite

Formula: 
NaAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.35
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Finnbo (Finbo), Falun, Dalarna, Sweden

Polylithionite

Formula: 
KLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
Strunz: 
9.EC.20
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Kangerluarsuk Fjord (Kangerdluarssuq Fjord), Ilímaussaq complex, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Greenland

Kupletskite

Formula: 
(K,Na)3(Mn,Fe)7Ti2Si8O26(OH)4F
Strunz: 
9.DC.05
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
Brown
Type Locality: 
Kuivchorr Mt, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia...

Amphibole

Synonym Of: 

Amphibole Supergroup

Formula: 
AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Hardness: 
0.0

Aegirine

Formula: 
NaFe3+Si2O6
Group Parent: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.25
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.0
Type Locality: 
Rundemyr, Øvre Eiker, Buskerud, Norway

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