Naujakasite

naujakasite

arfvedsonite

steenstrupine-(Ce)

sodalite

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Formula: Na6Fe2+Al4Si8O26
Phyllosilicate (sheet silicate)
Specific gravity: 2.615 to 2.622
Hardness: 2 to 3
Streak: Grey-white
Colour: Grey to silver-white, colourless in transmitted light
Common impurities: Ti,Mg,Ca,K,H2O,P
Environments

Plutonic igneous environments

Localities

At the type locality, Naujakasik, Tunulliarfik Fjord, Ilímaussaq complex, Kujalleq, Greenland, naujakasite occurs in an alkalic intrusion, intimately associated with arfvedsonite (AM 20.138). Other associated minerals include steenstrupine-(Ce), sodalite and analcime (Mindat, HOM).

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