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TitlePectolite with calcite
DescriptionPectolite is in the group pyroxanoid. It has the chemical formula of NaCa2Si3O8(OH). Pectolite is often confused with other minerals. It can also form some interesting specimans from time to time. This speciman is about 7 cm long.
LocationUSA ▹ New Jersey. Near Patterson.
PhotographerShannon Heinle. 2001-10-11.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #1364.
Key wordspectolite, calcite
Tech details538 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera.
GeoDIL number1632