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Wollastonite & Thaumasite

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Wollastonite & Thaumasite

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Description
Locality: 
Caspar Quarry, Bellerberg, Ettringen, Eifel, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 2.2 × 2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.20cm
Description

Small lava sample with a vug lined with thaumasite and a tabular-prismatic wollasonite crystal-cluster. Some tiny chabazite is also present.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Wollastonite

Formula: 
CaSiO3
Strunz: 
9.DG.05
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Streak: 
White

Thaumasite

Formula: 
Ca3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3)·12H2O
Strunz: 
7.DG.15
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Bjelke Mines, Åreskutan, Åre, Jämtland, Sweden

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