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Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite) from Rubeho Mountains, Dodoma, Tanzania

 
Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite) from Rubeho Mountains, Dodoma, Tanzania

Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite) from Rubeho Mountains, Dodoma, Tanzania

Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite) from Rubeho Mountains, Dodoma, Tanzania

DESCRIPTION:No. 61854
Mineral:Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite)
Locality:Rubeho Mountains, Dodoma, Tanzania
Description:Lustrous internally flawless transparent yellow prismatic scapolite crystal with flat prism faces and pyramidal termination. 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 1999.
Overall Size:16x9x9 mm
Crystals:16 mm
Status: For reference only
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