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Zircon from Myumbe, Lushoto, Tanga Region, Tanzania

Zircon from Myumbe, Lushoto, Tanga Region, Tanzania

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Zircon from Myumbe, Lushoto, Tanga Region, Tanzania

Locality:Myumbe, Lushoto, Tanga Region, Tanzania
Description:Lustrous transparent-to-translucent dark-red zircon crystal with prismatic form and four-sided pyramidal termination. A hexagonal cavity on one edge of the termination indicates the zircon intersected another crystal that latter dissolved.
Overall Size:20x10x9 mm
Crystals:20 mm
Archived: For reference only
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