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Perovskite Nepheline Fluorapatite & Phillipsite

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Perovskite Nepheline Fluorapatite & Phillipsite

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Description
Locality: 
Rother Kopf, Roth, Gerolstein, Vulkaneifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.2 × 1.4 × 1.7 cm
Description

Skeletal aggregate (~3.5 mm) of red-brown translucent perovskite with nepheline and fluorapatite , partially covered with small hemispheres of phillipsite. Exceptional sample.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Perovskite

Formula: 
CaTiO3
Strunz: 
4.CC.30
Hardness: 
5.5
Type Locality: 
Akhmatovskaya Kop' (Achmatovsk Mine), Nazyamskie Mts, Zlatoust, Chelyabinsk Oblast', Southern Urals, Urals Region, Russia...

Nepheline

Formula: 
(Na,K)AlSiO4
Strunz: 
9.FA.05
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy

Fluorapatite

Formula: 
Ca2Ca3(PO4)3F
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Sauberg Mine, Ehrenfriedersdorf, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Phillipsite

Synonym Of: 

Phillipsite-Ca

Formula: 
(Ca0.5,K,Na,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32 . 12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GC.10
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0

Phillipsite-K

Formula: 
(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GC.10
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0

Phillipsite-Na

Formula: 
(Na,K,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32]·12H2O
Strunz: 
9.GC.10
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0
Group Parent: 
Zeolite Group

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