Fluorapophyllite with Okenite – Jalgoan District

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Description

This fluorapophyllite with okenite is from the Jalgoan District in Maharastra, India. This area is part of the Large Igneous Province that contain the basalt traps of India which are quarried extensively for crushed rock. Many accessory minerals can be found in vesicles and jugs located in the basalt deposits including the silicates fluorapophyllite, okenite. They contain the elements K, Ca, Si, O, F, H and Ca, Si, O and H respectively. This piece consists of a thin basalt matrix that is covered on the display side with transparent and glassy fluorapophyllite crystals, tufts and acicular cluster of okenite crystals and minor stilbite (Na, Ca Al, O and H) crystals. This piece measures 2 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 1 1/8 inches or 61 x 61 x 28 mm.

Additional information

Weight10 oz

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