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VIII - Tectosilicates (Zeolite Group)
Crystal habit of Chabazite Chabazite

Name   Chabazite
Chemistry   (Ca,Na2)[Al2Si4O12]·6H2O
Hardness   4.5
Lustre   vitreous
Colour   colourless, white, also reddish, or brown, transparent, translucent
Streak   white 
Density [g/cm3]   2.1
Crystal habit   trigonal, crystals pseudocubic, twins [0001]
Cleavage, Fracture   [1011] distinct, fracture uneven
other characteristics and occurrences   in cavities of basalts and phonolites

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