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Dachiardite Mordenite & Clinoptilolite

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Dachiardite Mordenite & Clinoptilolite

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Description
Locality: 
Tanzenbergtunnel, Kapfenberg, Styria, Austria
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 2 × 1.2 cm
Description

Part of a vug with sprays of dachiardite, fibers of mordenite and small clinoptilolite. From 1983. FOV 4 mm.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Mordenite

Formula: 
(Na2,Ca,K2)Al2Si10O24·7H2O
Strunz: 
9.GD.35
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Morden, Bay of Fundy, Kings Co., Nova Scotia, Canada

Clinoptilolite

Synonym Of: 

Clinoptilolite-Ca

Formula: 
(Ca,Na,K)2-3Al3(Al,Si)2Si13O36·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GE.05
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Clinoptilolite-K

Formula: 
(K,Na,Ca)2-3Al3(Al,Si)2Si13O36·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GE.05
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Clinoptilolite-Na

Formula: 
(Na,K,Ca)2-3Al3(Al,Si)2Si13O36·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GE.05
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

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