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Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite) from Pamir Mountains, Badakshan, Afghanistan

 
Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite) from Pamir Mountains, Badakshan, Afghanistan

Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite) from Pamir Mountains, Badakshan, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 48694
Mineral:Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite)
Locality:Pamir Mountains, Badakshan, Afghanistan
Description:Gem-grade transparent purple scapolite crystal with square cross-section and four-sided shallow pyramidal termination. These specimens are labeled as scapolite and are either marialite (Na-rich) or meionite (Ca-rich).
Overall Size:11x8x8 mm
Crystals:11 mm
Status: For reference only
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