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Sodalite from Sar-e-Sang District, Koksha Valley, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan

 
Sodalite from Sar-e-Sang District, Koksha Valley, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan

Sodalite from Sar-e-Sang District, Koksha Valley, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Sodalite from Sar-e-Sang District, Koksha Valley, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 50712
Mineral:Sodalite
Locality:Sar-e-Sang District, Koksha Valley, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan
Description:Two translucent blue-violet sodalite crystals in pyrite-rich marble. The sodalite crystals are pseudo-hexagonal form with flat basal pinacoid terminations.
Overall Size:5.5x4x2 cm
Crystals:4-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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