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Scapolite (Meionite-Marialite), Fluorapatite, Diopside from Otter Lake, Pontiac County, Quebec, Canada

 
Scapolite (Meionite-Marialite), Fluorapatite, Diopside from Otter Lake, Pontiac County, Quebec, Canada

Scapolite (Meionite-Marialite), Fluorapatite, Diopside from Otter Lake, Pontiac County, Quebec, Canada

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Scapolite (Meionite-Marialite), Fluorapatite, Diopside from Otter Lake, Pontiac County, Quebec, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 42844
Mineral:Scapolite (Meionite-Marialite), Fluorapatite, Diopside
Locality:Otter Lake, Pontiac County, Quebec, Canada
Description:Doubly-terminated yellow scapolite crystal (either meionite or marialite)8 cm long intergrown with green-black diopside crystals up to 15 mm long and gray apatite crystals up to 12 mm long. The scapolite fluoresces under UV illumination. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #1722, collected by Ivan McIntosh in 1976
Overall Size:8.5x6x4 cm
Crystals:4-80 mm
Status: For reference only
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