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Natrolite from Giant's Causeway, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

 
Natrolite from Giant's Causeway, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Natrolite from Giant's Causeway, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Natrolite from Giant's Causeway, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

DESCRIPTION:No. 34789
Mineral:Natrolite
Locality:Giant's Causeway, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Description:White needle-like crystals of transparent natrolite on gray basalt matrix. The natrolite has brownish coloration due to secondary mineral, possibly stevensite. Tschernich in Zeolites of the World states that natrolite from this location is rare. Ex. John A. Manley (1861-1936) ca. 1890s
Overall Size:3.5x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:3-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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