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Charoite, Steacyite, Tinaksite, Aegirine from Murunskii Massif, between the Charo and Tokko Rivers, Aldan Shield, Yakutia, Russia (Type Locality for Charoite)

 
Charoite, Steacyite, Tinaksite, Aegirine from Murunskii Massif, between the Charo and Tokko Rivers, Aldan Shield, Yakutia, Russia (Type Locality for Charoite)

Charoite, Steacyite, Tinaksite, Aegirine from Murunskii Massif, between the Charo and Tokko Rivers, Aldan Shield, Yakutia, Russia (Type Locality for Charoite)

Charoite, Steacyite, Tinaksite, Aegirine from Murunskii Massif, between the Charo and Tokko Rivers, Aldan Shield, Yakutia, Russia (Type Locality for Charoite)

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Charoite, Steacyite, Tinaksite, Aegirine from Murunskii Massif, between the Charo and Tokko Rivers, Aldan Shield, Yakutia, Russia (Type Locality for Charoite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 58851
Mineral:Charoite, Steacyite, Tinaksite, Aegirine
Locality:Murunskii Massif, between the Charo and Tokko Rivers, Aldan Shield, Yakutia, Russia (Type Locality for Charoite)
Description:Foliated lilac-colored charoite on aegirine-rich matrix with lath-like translucent brown tinaksite crystals to 24 mm and gray steacyite crystals that fluoresce bright green under SW UV illumination. Ex. B. Gaber collection #2257
Overall Size:6.5x3x4 cm
Crystals:1-24 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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