Russia: Cancrinite Pegmatite
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Fact sheet
Description: 

Cancrinite pegmatite is an unusual rock type from the Lovozero alkaline complex.

Rotation 1  - aegirine NaFe3+Si2O6

Rotation 2  - cancrinite (Na,Ca)8(Al6Si6)O24(CO3,SO4)2•2H2O

Many thanks to Alessandro Da Mommio for providing us with this sample. Alex describes the sample here.

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Location description: 
Punkaruaiv, Lovozero, Kola Peninsula, Russia
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Timescale:
Not known
Ma = Millions of years ago
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Type: 
igneous
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