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Sodalite var. Hackmanite from Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada

 
Sodalite var. Hackmanite from Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada

Sodalite var. Hackmanite from Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Sodalite var. Hackmanite from Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 56580
Mineral:Sodalite var. Hackmanite
Locality:Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
Description:Translucent white-gray hackmanite crystals, the tenebrescent variety of the mineral species sodalite, that turns pink when exposed to SW UV illumination, then reverts to colorless after exposure to daylight.
Overall Size:22x18x14 mm
Crystals:5-13 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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