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Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite) from Karur, Tamil Nadu, India

 
Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite) from Karur, Tamil Nadu, India

DESCRIPTION:No. 61853
Mineral:Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite)
Locality:Karur, Tamil Nadu, India
Description:Lustrous transparent yellow prismatic scapolite crystal with striated prism faces and etched termination faces. The scapolite is either marialite or meionite, the species members of the scapolite series. From the private thumbnail-sized mineral collection of Frank Melanson; collected in 2010.
Overall Size:22x9x5 mm
Crystals:22 mm
Status: For reference only
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