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Aegirine-augite from
Palos Hill, Gria Spilia, Syros Island, Syros, South Aegean, Greece

Locality type:Hill
Classification
Species:Aegirine-augite
Formula:(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Comments:Clinopyroxene in sample is zoned and consists of mixed patches of aegirine-augite, omphacite, and calcian ferrian jadeite... verified in thin section by EPMA.
Quality for species:Rock forming mineral/non-crystalline/little interest for collectors.(##)
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:EPMA
References
References:Frank Mazdab collection (hand sample + thin section); Altherr, R., Soder, C., Panienka, S., Peters, D., & Meyer, H. P. (2013). Pink manganian phengite in a high P/T meta-conglomerate from northern Syros (Cyclades, Greece). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 166(5), 1323-1334.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Aegirine-augite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Palos Hill, Gria Spilia, Syros Island, Syros, South Aegean, Greece
 
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