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Petalite from Shengus, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Petalite from Shengus, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Locality:Shengus, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Description:Transparent colorless petalite crystal with no matrix attached. Petalite is a rare lithium silicate that seldom forms clean crystals as this one. The petalite crystallized on all surfaces, though often in highly complex shapes. Ex. Ernie Schlichter (1929 -2007)
Overall Size:3.5x3.5x2 cm
Crystals:3.5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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