mineral specimens
rare minerals
mineral dealer
systematic minerals
Black Hills minerals
fine minerals
mineral dealer
Dana minerals
IMA minerals
mineral collections
rock and minerals
gem crystal
0 item @ $0.00  

Davyne with Microsommite

#47393

Davyne with Microsommite

#47393
Availability
Sold
Size
5.5 x 2.5 x 3.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
(Na,Ca,K)8(Si,Al)12O24(Cl,SO4,CO3)2-3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Monte Somma, Vesuvius, Campania, Italy

Micro crystals in pockets, both are white to colorless and prismatic.

Type locality for both Davyne and Microsommite.  

Type Locality

Davyne

Formula
(Na,Ca,K)8(Si,Al)12O24(Cl,SO4,CO3)2-3 
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Hexagonal 
Cleavage
Perfect, Indistinct, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Hexagonal - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Al Kidwell Collection
Special Info
Type Locality
Mineralpedia
View Davyne
On Dakota Matrix
Previously Sold Davyne
On Dakota Matrix
Other Available Davyne
WebMineral
View Davyne
Mindat
View Davyne

Other Sold

All photos by Dakota Matrix and are Copyrighted © and may not be used without permission. Copyright © 2020 - Dakota Matrix Minerals, Inc. Privacy | Terms & Conditions | Site Map