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Comments: Clear meionite crystal on matrix.
Location: Monte Somma (Vesuvius), Campania, Italy.
Scale: Not Given.
© Lou Perloff / Photo Atlas of Minerals
Meionite: Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3 Kaliophilite: KAlSiO4
Comments: Tan to white fibrous kaliophilite crystal bundle with white translucent meionite on matrix.
Location: Mont Somma, Naples, Campania, Italy.
Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species