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Prehnite

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Description
Locality: 
Globe, Globe-Miami District, Gila County, Arizona, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.7 × 4.7 × 2 cm
Description

Nicely crystallized, pale green prehnite from a new find in Arizona approx. 15 miles north of the town of Globe.   To my knowledge these are the first specimens of prehnite from Arizona commercially available.

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What's on the rock

Prehnite

Formula: 
Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.DP.20
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Karoo dolerites, Cradock, Chris Hani District, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

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