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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. 57221
Mineral:Scapolite (Meionite-Marialite)
Locality:Morogoro District, Marasi, Tanzania
Description:Flawless gem-grade transparent yellow scapolite crystal with striated prism faces and conchoidal surfaces on both ends. The scapolite could produce a 18x14 mm faceted gemstone. Scapolite is a solid-solution series composed of marialite and meionite. Weight: 17.6 grams
Overall Size:28x18x17 mm
Crystals:28 mm
Status: For reference only
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