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Thomsonite-Ca

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Thomsonite-Ca

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Description
Locality: 
Arensberg, Zilsdorf, Hillesheim, Vulkaneifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
6 × 8 × 4 cm
Description

Specimen mostly a devonian lime xenolith covered at one side with thomsonite -Ca crystals with good terminations. Good specimen for location and species.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Thomsonite-Ca

Formula: 
NaCa2[Al5Si5O20]·6H2O
Strunz: 
9.GA.10
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Old Kilpatrick, Strathclyde (Dunbartonshire), Scotland, UK

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