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  • JannyB.

    This display looks absolutely magical! Mesolite & Fluorapophyllite form India.Cullen Hall of Gems and Minerals #crystals

  • Dianne Caron

    This display looks absolutely magical! Mesolite Fluorapophyllite form India.Cullen Hall of Gems and Minerals

  • Sharon Awbrey

    Mesolite & Fluorapophyllite. Pashan Hills, India: Mesolite is often found in geodes containing other zeolites. Mesolite's structure has a typical zeolite openness about it that allows large ions and molecules to reside and actually move around inside the overall framework. Mesolite's structure contains chains of silicate tetrahedrons aligned in one direction and this produces the needle-like crystals and the cleavage results from the weaker bonds between the chains.

  • SLK More

    Mesolite & Fluorapophyllite form India. Cullen Hall of Gems and Minerals...

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