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Leucophanite & Aegirine

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Leucophanite & Aegirine

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Description
Locality: 
Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.9 × 0.7 × 0.8 cm
Description

Crystals of leucophanite crystals with aegirine. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Leucophanite

Formula: 
NaCaBeSi2O6F
Strunz: 
9.DH.05
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Låven (Skådön; Lamö; Lamanskjaer), Langesundsfjorden, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

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