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Scapolite (Meionite-Marialite) from Mpwapwa, 130 km WNW of Morogoro, Dodoma Region, Tanzania

 
Scapolite (Meionite-Marialite) from Mpwapwa, 130 km WNW of Morogoro, Dodoma Region, Tanzania

Scapolite (Meionite-Marialite) from Mpwapwa, 130 km WNW of Morogoro, Dodoma Region, Tanzania

Scapolite (Meionite-Marialite) from Mpwapwa, 130 km WNW of Morogoro, Dodoma Region, Tanzania

DESCRIPTION:No. 57532
Mineral:Scapolite (Meionite-Marialite)
Locality:Mpwapwa, 130 km WNW of Morogoro, Dodoma Region, Tanzania
Description:Transparent gem-grade yellow-brown prismatic scapolite crystal with striated prism faces and textured four-sided pyramidal termination. These specimens are labeled as scapolite and are either marialite (Na-rich) or meionite (Ca-rich). Weight: 2.5 grams
Overall Size:23x8x6 mm
Crystals:23 mm
Status: For reference only
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