Phillipsite-K, Mesolite, Thomsonite-Ca

Specimen ID: J9Q-AHP

Mineral(s)
Phillipsite-K : (K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
Mesolite : Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30·8H2O
Thomsonite-Ca : NaCa2[Al5Si5O20]·6H2O
Locality
Mindat locality:
Events

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Phillipsite-K crystals are grown on a calcite crystal of light brown color. All around, spray of white prismatic crystals of mesolite (analyzed at the University of the Sapienza of Rome) and spheres, internally composed of radiating individuals, of thomsonite-Ca. Gift of Mr. Edgardo Signoretti, who collected the specimen. Collection and photos by Gianfranco Ciccolini.
Gianfranco Ciccolini - 18th September 2018

Photo added to mindat.org

Same specimen, observed from another perspective. Phillipsite-K crystals are grown on a calcite crystal of light brown color. All around, spray of white prismatic crystals of mesolite (analyzed at the University of the Sapienza of Rome) and spheres, internally composed of radiating individuals, of thomsonite-Ca. Gift of Mr. Edgardo Signoretti, who collected the specimen. Collection and photos by Gianfranco Ciccolini.
Gianfranco Ciccolini - 18th September 2018
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