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Polished stones - full range in stock "Glendonite"

Glendonite (White Sea flyer) is a pseudomorph of aragonite after ikaite. It occurs only in three places in the world: on Olenitsa on the White Sea, on Taimyr and in Australia (where it was first described in the Glendenbrook area).

You can see glendonite stone for sale and buy it in the Minerals of Russia online store.

Physical properties of Glendonite

Category Carbonate mineral, hydrous carbonates subgroup
(repeating unit)
IMA symbol Ika
Strunz classification 5.CB.25
Crystal system Monoclinic
Crystal class Prismatic (2/m)
(same H-M symbol)
Space group C2/c
Color White when pure
Crystal habit Nearly square prism; pyramidal; sigmoidal: square prism capped with oppositely canted pyramids; massive, tubular (tinolite vr.)
Mohs scale hardness 3
Luster Dull
Streak White
Specific gravity 1.83
Optical properties Biaxial (−)
Refractive index nα = 1.455
nβ = 1.538
nγ = 1.545[4]
Birefringence d = 0.090
Other characteristics Decomposes into water and calcite above 8 °C

Code: 2380
Tersky coast of the White Sea, RF

0.00 $ $33.00

Code: 2379
Tersky coast of the White Sea, RF

0.00 $ $33.00

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