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Scapolite (Meionite-Marialite) from Morogoro District, Marasi, Tanzania

 
Scapolite (Meionite-Marialite) from Morogoro District, Marasi, Tanzania

Scapolite (Meionite-Marialite) from Morogoro District, Marasi, Tanzania

DESCRIPTION:No. 55490
Mineral:Scapolite (Meionite-Marialite)
Locality:Morogoro District, Marasi, Tanzania
Description:Gemmy (transparent) pale-purple prismatic scapolite crystal (Meionite or Marialite) with four-sided pyramidal termination. Meionite and marialite form a solid-solution series and no authoritative study has determined exact species.
Overall Size:15x4x4 mm
Crystals:15 mm
Status: For reference only
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