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Ellingsenite Tuperssuatsiaite & Villiaumite

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Ellingsenite Tuperssuatsiaite & Villiaumite

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Description
Locality: 
Aris Quarry, Windhoek Rural, Khomas Region, Namibia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 3 × 0.5 cm
Description

Ellingsenite clusters on tuperssuatsiaite and villiaumite from Aris Quarries. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Ellingsenite

Formula: 
Na5Ca6Si18O38(OH)13·6H2O
Hardness: 
4.0 - 0.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Aris Quarries (Ariskop Quarry; Railway Quarry), Aris, Windhoek District, Khomas Region, Namibia

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

Villiaumite

Formula: 
NaF
Strunz: 
3.AA.20
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Rouma Island (Roume Island; Roma Island; Ruma Island), Los Archipelago (Los Islands), Guinea

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