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Gehlenite

Sorosilicates

Gehlenite, (Ca2Al, Al-rich endmember of the melilite complete solid solution The type locality is in the Monzoni Mountains, Fassa Valley in Trentino and is named after Adolf Ferdinand Gehlen (1775–1815) by A.J. Fuchs in 1815.

Identification

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

5
6

The streak

Grey
White

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Tetragonal