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Gonnardite On Basalt

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Gonnardite On Basalt

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Description
Locality: 
Boral Quarry, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.5 × 4.6 × 2 cm
Weight: 
77.00gr
Description

Very interesting specimen of gonnardite crystals with other zeolites on basalt matrix from an Australian site very little known in Europe.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Gonnardite

Formula: 
(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10·3H2O
Strunz: 
9.GA.05
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0
Type Locality: 
La Chaux de Bergonne, Gignat, Saint-Germain-Lembron, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne, France

Basalt

Variety Of: 

Igneous Rock

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