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Scapolite (Marialite/Meionite) from Mpwapwa, 130 km WNW of Morogoro, Dodoma Region, Tanzania

 
Scapolite (Marialite/Meionite) from Mpwapwa, 130 km WNW of Morogoro, Dodoma Region, Tanzania

DESCRIPTION:No. 21592
Mineral:Scapolite (Marialite/Meionite)
Locality:Mpwapwa, 130 km WNW of Morogoro, Dodoma Region, Tanzania
Description:Transparent crystal of violet-colored scapolite without matrix. The exact mineral within the scapolite group is not determined exactly, but is most likely meionite. Has complex termination with many unusual faces and is complete on all sides.
Overall Size:10x7x5 mm
Crystals:10 mm
Status: For reference only
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