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Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite) with Pyroxene (Augite) from Diamond Lake Road, Bancroft District, Ontario, Canada

 
Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite) with Pyroxene (Augite) from Diamond Lake Road, Bancroft District, Ontario, Canada

Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite) with Pyroxene (Augite) from Diamond Lake Road, Bancroft District, Ontario, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 45088
Mineral:Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite) with Pyroxene (Augite)
Locality:Diamond Lake Road, Bancroft District, Ontario, Canada
Description:Translucent yellow-brown prismatic scapolite crystals to 22 mm long with dark green pyroxene crystals to 8 mm. Local collectors label these as scapolite, a group name for the marialite-meionite series. The pyroxene mineral is probably the species augite. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #4354; collected by Schuyler Alverson in 1977
Overall Size:4.5x2.5x2 cm
Crystals:4-22 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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