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Aegirine with Pectolite & Albite

#AK11583

Aegirine with Pectolite & Albite

#AK11583
Availability
Sold
Size
6.5 x 6 x 5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
NaFe3+Si2O6 (RRUFF)
Locality
Big Rock quarry, Little Rock, Pulaski Co., Arkansas, United States

An fascinating specimen under the scope with a multitude of crystals. The Aegerine are the dark green acicular crystals.  Albite are the large elongated white crystals and the Pectolite are the white fibrous & feathering looking crystals. There is also clear Analcime with included Aegerine and mica. It is a fun specimen to check out.

Aegirine

Formula
NaFe3+Si2O6 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Acicular 
Cleavage
Distinct, Distinct, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Resinous 
Color
green, greenish black, reddish brown, black 
Streak
yellowish gray 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
6-6.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
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