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Marialite (Scapolite series) from Rubeho Mountains, Mpwapwa District, Dodoma, Tanzania

 
Marialite (Scapolite series) from Rubeho Mountains, Mpwapwa District, Dodoma, Tanzania

Marialite (Scapolite series) from Rubeho Mountains, Mpwapwa District, Dodoma, Tanzania

Marialite (Scapolite series) from Rubeho Mountains, Mpwapwa District, Dodoma, Tanzania

Marialite (Scapolite series) from Rubeho Mountains, Mpwapwa District, Dodoma, Tanzania

Marialite (Scapolite series) from Rubeho Mountains, Mpwapwa District, Dodoma, Tanzania

DESCRIPTION:No. 75096
Mineral:Marialite (Scapolite series)
Locality:Rubeho Mountains, Mpwapwa District, Dodoma, Tanzania
Description:Unusually large transparent yellow gem-grade marialite crystal with no matrix attached. The marialite is prismatic form, with pyramidal termination and striated prism faces. Though internally flawed, large areas are cuttable, gem quality. Ex. Lloyd Tate collection, acquired ca. 1999. Weight: 56.2 grams
Overall Size:50x28x22 mm
Crystals:50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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