Yugawaralite, CaAl2Si6O16•4(H2O), Malad Quarry, Malad, Ward 38, Mumbai, Mumbai District, Maharashtra, India. Fov 14 mm. Largest crystal size: 6 mm. A beautiful crystal, transparent, of yugawaralite. Collection and photo of Gianfranco Ciccolini.
Albite on tourmaline.Albite is a plagioclase feldspar mineral. It is the sodium endmember of the plagioclase solid solution series. The pure albite endmember has the formula It is a tectosilicate. Its color is usually pure white