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 Nova Scotia Minerals: Natrolitespacer

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Natrolite

Na2Al2Si3O10-2H2O
Hydrated sodium aluminum silicate


Location
UTM (NAD27)
Zone 20
 Northing 0000000
 Easting 000000
Details:
 Description
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 Cleavage: perfect in two directions, prismatic. Cleavage is rarely seen due to small crystal size

 Colour: clear or white; also tinted yellow and browns

 Fracture: conchoidal

 Hardness: 5 - 5.5

 Luster: vitreous to dull

 Streak: white

 Possible Useage: mineral specimen and chemical filter

 More Info: Mineral Gallery, Mineralogy Database

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