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Analcime & Calcite

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Analcime & Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
Vuelta Parejo, Hermigua, Gomera, Canary Islands, Spain
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 5.1 × 3 cm
Weight: 
82.00gr
Description

Spectacular and very aesthetic specimen of analcime and calcite over natrolite needles in basalt matrix, this is a very old piece found more than 20 years ago and comes from an unknown site by collectors and from an area of Spain very little studied.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Analcime

Formula: 
Na2(Al2Si4O12)·2H2O
Strunz: 
9.GB.05
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Cyclopean Islands, Acitrezza (Aci Trezza), Etna Volcanic Complex, Catania Province, Sicily, Italy

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
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