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Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite) from south of Gooderham, Ontario, Canada

 
Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite) from south of Gooderham, Ontario, Canada

Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite) from south of Gooderham, Ontario, Canada

Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite) from south of Gooderham, Ontario, Canada

Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite) from south of Gooderham, Ontario, Canada

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite) from south of Gooderham, Ontario, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 63682
Mineral:Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite)
Locality:south of Gooderham, Ontario, Canada
Description:Lustrous translucent purple scapolite crystals lining a cavity in massive scapolite. None of the scapolite crystals are terminated because they intersected other crystals or the cavity walls. The scapolite fluoresces slightly under SW UV illumination. Ex. Irving Horowitz collection #2329
Overall Size:11.5x7x7 cm
Crystals:10-25 mm
Status: For reference only
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