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MD-184758
Hauyne
Toenail, 3.0 x 2.5 x 2.0 cm
In den Dellen quarries, Niedermendig, Mendig, Laach lake volcanic complex, Eifel Mts, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Hauyne is a rare sodalite group mineral, usually forming in phonolites (a lava type) and other silica deficient igneous rocks. This fine specimen is highlighted by a very well placed, 5 mm, sharp, gemmy, sky-blue hauyne crystal in a matrix of sanidine feldspar and augite microcrystals.