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Aegirine & Zircon

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Aegirine & Zircon

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Description
Locality: 
Mount Malosa, Zomba, Malawi
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.6 × 3.2 × 2.4 cm
Weight: 
45.00gr
Description

Very nice group of black aegirine crystals skattered by zircon crystals and minor albite and quartz.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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

Zircon

Formula: 
ZrSiO4
Strunz: 
9.AD.30
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
7.5
Streak: 
White
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