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Tugtupite from Taseq Lake, Ilimaussaq Complex, Narsaq, Greenland (Type Locality for Tugtupite)

 
Tugtupite from Taseq Lake, Ilimaussaq Complex, Narsaq, Greenland (Type Locality for Tugtupite)

Tugtupite from Taseq Lake, Ilimaussaq Complex, Narsaq, Greenland (Type Locality for Tugtupite)

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Tugtupite from Taseq Lake, Ilimaussaq Complex, Narsaq, Greenland (Type Locality for Tugtupite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 41385
Mineral:Tugtupite
Locality:Taseq Lake, Ilimaussaq Complex, Narsaq, Greenland (Type Locality for Tugtupite)
Description:Bright pink tugtupite (fluoresces pink under UV illumination) in white quartz matrix with brown sphalerite microcrystals. There are two small cavities that contain freestanding crystals of tugtupite - rare!
Overall Size:6x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:1 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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