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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. 63438
Mineral:Scapolite (Meionite-Marialite)
Locality:Mpwapwa, 130 km WNW of Morogoro, Dodoma Region, Tanzania
Description:Transparent gem-grade yellow prismatic scapolite crystal with striated prism faces and asymmetric termination. Scapolite is a mineral series composed of marialite (Na-rich) or meionite (Ca-rich). Ex. Mort Metersky collection. Weight: 1.6 grams
Overall Size:14x10x6 mm
Crystals:14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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