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Parakeldyshite from
Bratthagen 1, Lågendalen, Hedrum, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

Locality type:Road Cutting
Classification
Species:Parakeldyshite
Formula:Na2ZrSi2O7
Comments:Shows polysyntetic twinning, like plagioclase. Easily weathered on exposed surfaces.
Habit:irregular cleavage masses up to several cm in size.
Colour:white with slight bluish tinge; translucent
Luminescent properties:strong cream in short-wave
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Raade, G.& Mladeck, Michel H.(1977): Parakeldyshite from Norway. Canadian Mineralogist 15,102-107
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Keldyshite5 photos of Parakeldyshite associated with Keldyshite at this locality.
Aegirine1 photo of Parakeldyshite associated with Aegirine at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Parakeldyshite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Bratthagen 1, Lågendalen, Hedrum, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway
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