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Monteregianite-(Y) & Astrophyllite

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Monteregianite-(Y) & Astrophyllite

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Description
Locality: 
Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.2 × 0.8 × 0.8 cm
Description

Nice monteregianite-y crystals with sprays of astrophyllite on matrix. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Monteregianite-(Y)

Formula: 
(Na,K)6(Y,Ca)2Si16O38·10H2O
Strunz: 
9.EB.15
Hardness: 
3.5
Type Locality: 
Poudrette quarry (Demix quarry; Uni-Mix quarry; Desourdy quarry; Carrière Mont Saint-Hilaire), Mont Saint-Hilaire, La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada

Astrophyllite

Formula: 
(K,Na)3(Fe,Mn)7Ti2Si8O24(O,OH)7
Strunz: 
9.DC.05
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
Golden
Type Locality: 
Låven (Skådön; Lamö; Lamanskjaer), Langesundsfjorden, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

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