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Ferrierite-Mg

#BM41001

Ferrierite-Mg

#BM41001
Availability
Sold
Size
2.5 x 2 x 1.5 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
[Mg2(K,Na)2Ca0.5](Si29Al7)O72·18H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
São Geraldo do Baixio, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Type locality for this mineral - a geode-like formation with pink to red radiating crystals. Comes with an old Columbia University tag.

Ferrierite-Mg

Formula
[Mg2(K,Na)2Ca0.5](Si29Al7)O72·18H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Radial, Tabular 
Cleavage
Perfect, Imperfect, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Silky 
Color
colorless, white, pink, orange, red 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
3-3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
McConlogue Collection

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