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Phillipsite from Corporation Quarry, Clifton Hill, near Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

 
Phillipsite from Corporation Quarry, Clifton Hill, near Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Phillipsite from Corporation Quarry, Clifton Hill, near Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

DESCRIPTION:No. 32278
Mineral:Phillipsite
Locality:Corporation Quarry, Clifton Hill, near Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Description:Many colorless crystals of translucent phillipsite coating basalt matrix. The phillipsite crystals are twinned in complex habits - can be studied for hours with a microscope. The old label also indicates the presence of chabazite (phacolite twins). Ex. P. Andersen; acquired in 1988 from the mMuseum of Victoria
Overall Size:9x6x4 cm
Crystals:1-3.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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