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Zircon Aegirine & Albite

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Zircon Aegirine & Albite

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Description
Locality: 
Mount Malosa, Zomba, Southern Region, Malawi
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.4 × 4.7 × 3.8 cm
Weight: 
60.00gr
Description

Very nice specimen of zircon crystals with a lot of black aegirine crystals on an albite crystals matrix  from this classic site of Malawi.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Zircon

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

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

Albite

Formula: 
NaAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.35
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Finnbo (Finbo), Falun, Dalarna, Sweden

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