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Phillipsite-Na

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Phillipsite-Na

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Description
Locality: 
Torviscas Alto, Adeje, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.7 × 2.7 × 2.6 cm
Weight: 
25.00gr
Description

Very interesting group of phillipsite-Na crystals on matrix from this deposit, which is not common in the Spanish mineral market.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Phillipsite-Na

Formula: 
(Na,K,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32]·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GC.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0
Colour: 
White
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Rupe di Aci Castello, Aci Castello, Etna Volcanic Complex, Catania Province, Sicily, Italy

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