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Ilmenite on Calcite with Nepheline from Vishnevye Mountains, Chelyabinsk Oblast', Southern Urals, Russia

 
Ilmenite on Calcite with Nepheline from Vishnevye Mountains, Chelyabinsk Oblast', Southern Urals, Russia

Ilmenite on Calcite with Nepheline from Vishnevye Mountains, Chelyabinsk Oblast', Southern Urals, Russia

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Ilmenite on Calcite with Nepheline from Vishnevye Mountains, Chelyabinsk Oblast', Southern Urals, Russia

DESCRIPTION:No. 46688
Mineral:Ilmenite on Calcite with Nepheline
Locality:Vishnevye Mountains, Chelyabinsk Oblast', Southern Urals, Russia
Description:Flattened parallel gray-metallic ilmenite crystals to 16 mm across in etched translucent gray calcite with scattered crystals to 5 mm of transparent yellow nepheline that fluoresce yellow under UV illumination. The ilmenite has a contact on the top edge.
Overall Size:5x5x3 cm
Crystals:4-16 mm
Status: For reference only
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