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Sugilite Tuperssuatsiaite & Pectolite

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Sugilite Tuperssuatsiaite & Pectolite

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Description
Locality: 
Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 1 × 1 cm
Description

Pink sugilite with tuperssuatsiaite on pectolite. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sugilite

Formula: 
K(Na,□)2Li3(Fe,Mn,Al,Zr)2[Si12O30]
Strunz: 
9.CM.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Type Locality: 
Iwagi Island, Inland Sea (Setonaikai), Ehime Prefecture, Japan

Tuperssuatsiaite

Formula: 
Na2Fe3Si8O20(OH)2·4H2O
Strunz: 
9.EE.20
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Tuperssuatsiat Bay, Tunulliarfik Fjord (Tunugdliarfik), Ilímaussaq complex, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Greenland

Pectolite

Formula: 
NaCa2(HSi3O9)
Strunz: 
9.DG.05
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Sano, Mori, Mt. Baldo, Lagarina Valley, Trento Province, Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol), Italy

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