What kind of crystal is a prehnite made of?

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Date created: Fri, Jul 9, 2021 11:43 PM
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  • Prehnites are calcium aluminum silicate hydroxide minerals that fall into the phyllosilicate sub-class of minerals. It is an orthorhombic mineral that usually occurs in granular, botryoidal, stalactite or massive habits. However, it can also form pyramidal, prismatic or tabular crystals.
  • Prehnite is a calcium aluminum silicate mineral that crystallizes in the form of masses, globular formations, botryoidal, and stalactites. Rarely is Prehnite seen in crystal form, but when it is they are usually very tiny prismatic crystals.

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