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Wollastonite with Fluorapatite(?) in Augite

#PD42197

Wollastonite with Fluorapatite(?) in Augite

#PD42197
Availability
Sold
Size
8 x 5 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CaSiO3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Boscoreal, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples, Campania, Italy

Volcanic Augite matrix with vugs filled with colorless Wollastonite crystals to 3mm and water clear stubby Fluorapatite. Comes with an old University of Amsterdam Geologic Institue tag.

Wollastonite

Formula
CaSiO3 
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, short, prismatic; fibrous, compact, massive 
Cleavage
Perfect, Good 
Luster
Vitreous, pearly 
Color
White, grey, light green, pink, brown, red, yellow 
Streak
White 
Class
Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Irregular/Uneven 
Hardness
4.5-5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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