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Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite) var. Wernerite from Grenville, Quebec, Canada

 
Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite) var. Wernerite from Grenville, Quebec, Canada

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite) var. Wernerite from Grenville, Quebec, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 52832
Mineral:Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite) var. Wernerite
Locality:Grenville, Quebec, Canada
Description:Bright yellow specimen of wernerite, the fluorescent variety of scapolite composed of the two mineral species Meionite and Marialite. Most likely this is meionite, but only testing can confirm. Fluoresces bright orange under UV illumination. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #190b; acquired in 1940 from Wards
Overall Size:7x5x3 cm
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Status: For reference only
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