Mindat Logo

Aegirine, Eudialyte, Microcline


Aegirine : NaFe3+Si2O6, Eudialyte : Na15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2, Microcline : KAlSi3O8
minID: KJ4-U27

This image is copyrighted. Unauthorized reproduction prohibited.

This is a magnified view of a small vug. Field of View is 20mm x 15mm. The Aegerine appears as balls of green needles in the center. They are perched on an base of microcline crystals resembling white plates. To the right is a rose colored eudialyte. There is also a clear crystal which I think is natrolite, but am not certain at this point.

This photo has been shown 512 times

Photo added: 12th Feb 2009

View User Page & Photos View Aegirine Gallery Create Talk Page Light Background

Mineral and/or Locality  
Search Google  
Copyright © Jolyon Ralph and Ida Chau 1993-2014. Site Map. Locality, mineral & photograph data are the copyright of the individuals who submitted them. Site hosted & developed by Jolyon Ralph. Mindat.org is an online information resource dedicated to providing free mineralogical information to all. Mindat relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters. Mindat does not offer minerals for sale. If you would like to add information to improve the quality of our database, then click here to register.
Current server date and time: August 28, 2014 03:10:19
Mineral and Locality Search
Mineral:
and/or Locality:
Options
Fade toolbar when not in focusFix toolbar to bottom of page
Hide Social Media Links
Slideshow frame delay seconds