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Thaumasite

#FD53682

Thaumasite

#FD53682
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 4 x 4.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Ca3Si(OH)6(SO4)(CO3)·12H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Crestmore, Riverside Co., California, United States

A fabulous specimen with silky white crystals, that when viewed under magnification are hexagonal. This is an excellent piece, one that you are not likely to see again.

Thaumasite

Formula
Ca3Si(OH)6(SO4)(CO3)·12H2
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Radial, Massive - Fibrous, Fibrous 
Cleavage
Poor, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Silky 
Color
colorless, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Hexagonal - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Fred DeVito Collection

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