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Vertumnite

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Vertumnite

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Locality: 
Caspar Quarry, Bellerberg, Ettringen, Eifel, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 3.5 × 1.5 cm
Description

Fraction of a lime xenolite with small, transparent, hexagonal-tabular crystals of vertumnite. Excellent specimen for species and location.

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Vertumnite

Formula: 
Ca4Al4Si4O6(OH)24·3H2O
Strunz: 
9.EG.25
Hardness: 
5.0
Type Locality: 
Campomorto Quarry, Pietra Massa Locality, Montalto di Castro, Viterbo Province, Latium, Italy

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