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Titanite var. Sphene from Kanuchal, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

 
Titanite var. Sphene from Kanuchal, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Titanite var. Sphene from Kanuchal, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Titanite var. Sphene from Kanuchal, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 30127
Mineral:Titanite var. Sphene
Locality:Kanuchal, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Description:Several crystals of yellow titanite up to 20 mm on matrix with colorless calcite crystals. The largest crystals contacted the opposite face of the vein, resulting in incomplete terminations. The titanite is opaque, but clean and lustrous. Minor damage.
Overall Size:10x8x4 cm
Crystals:3-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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