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Axinite-(Mg) Clinozoisite & Prehnite

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Axinite-(Mg) Clinozoisite & Prehnite

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Description
Locality: 
Erongo Mountains, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.6 × 3.5 × 4 cm
Description

Aninite-Mg with inclusions of clinozoisite with prehnite on matrix. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Axinite-(Mg)

Formula: 
Ca2MgAl2BSi4O15OH
Strunz: 
9.BD.20
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Colour: 
Pale blue
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Merelani Hills (Mererani), Lelatema Mts, Simanjiro District, Manyara Region, Tanzania

Clinozoisite

Formula: 
{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Strunz: 
9.BG.05a
Hardness: 
7.0
Type Locality: 
Gösleswand (Goslerwand), Prägraten, Virgen Valley, East Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria

Prehnite

Formula: 
Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.DP.20
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Karoo dolerites, Cradock, Chris Hani District, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

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