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 Tuscanite, Augite

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Mineral: Tuscanite: K(Ca,Na)6(Si,Al)10O22(SO4,CO3,(OH)2)ยท(H2O)  
Augite: (Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe,Al,Ti)(Si,Al)2O6
Comments: Translucent tuscanite microcrystal in in vug in low-Fe augite (var. fassaite).
Location: Pitigliano Quarry, Grosseto, Tuscany, Italy.
Scale: See Photo.
Copyright: © Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species
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