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Natural Edenite
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Edenite is a member of the amphibole group with the general chemical composition NaCa2Mg5(Si7Al)O22(OH)2. Edenite is named for the locality of Edenville, Orange County, New York, where it was first described.


Known Facts
Color Key: White to gray, pale to dark green, also brown and pale pinkish-brown
Refractive Index: 1.606 - 1.672
Chemical Composition: NaCa2Mg5(Si7Al)O22(OH)2
Hardness: 5 6
Density: 3.05 - 3.37
Crystal Group: Monoclinic
Ocurrence: Myanmar, from a mining area called Dattaw; Embilipitiya, Sri Lanka.

Edenite is a biaxial positive mineral. It forms as fibrous prismatic crystals with good cleavage on the 110 plane. Fracture is conchoidal and the luster vitreous with a white streak.


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Edenite Stats/
Popularity Index: 9261hits
Total Items: 3items
Total Weight: CTS 8.26
Cheapest: USD 98.69
Most Expensive: USD 504.24
Largest: CTS 3.82
Smallest: CTS 1.39
Last Added: 07/17/18 10:05:21

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