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Katayamalite from Iwaki Jima, Echi Gun, Ehima, Iwagi Island, Japan (Type Locality for Katayamalite)

 
Katayamalite from Iwaki Jima, Echi Gun, Ehima, Iwagi Island, Japan (Type Locality for Katayamalite)

Katayamalite from Iwaki Jima, Echi Gun, Ehima, Iwagi Island, Japan (Type Locality for Katayamalite)

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Katayamalite from Iwaki Jima, Echi Gun, Ehima, Iwagi Island, Japan (Type Locality for Katayamalite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 43938
Mineral:Katayamalite
Locality:Iwaki Jima, Echi Gun, Ehima, Iwagi Island, Japan (Type Locality for Katayamalite)
Description:Colorless katayamalite crystals in aegirine-rich syenite. The katayamalite is easily spotted by it's bright blue-white fluorescence under SW UV illumination.
Overall Size:23x20x9 mm
Crystals:micro
Status: For reference only
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