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Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite) from Dar-e-zu Mine, Kokscha Valley, Sar-e-Sang District, Badakshan, Afghanistan

 
Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite) from Dar-e-zu Mine, Kokscha Valley, Sar-e-Sang District, Badakshan, Afghanistan

Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite) from Dar-e-zu Mine, Kokscha Valley, Sar-e-Sang District, Badakshan, Afghanistan

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite) from Dar-e-zu Mine, Kokscha Valley, Sar-e-Sang District, Badakshan, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 70317
Mineral:Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite)
Locality:Dar-e-zu Mine, Kokscha Valley, Sar-e-Sang District, Badakshan, Afghanistan
Description:Terminated crystals of translucent yellow scapolite with no matrix attached. Scapolite is classified as a mineral group composed of the mineral species meionite and marialite and testing is required to determine the exact species.
Overall Size:20x19x10 mm
Crystals:20 mm
Status: For reference only
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