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Tugtupite Chkalovite Sodalite Analcime & Natrolite

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Tugtupite Chkalovite Sodalite Analcime & Natrolite

Fluorescent

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Description
Locality: 
Taseq Slope, Ilimaussaq, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Greenland
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.6 × 6.3 × 0.57 cm
Weight: 
24.00gr
Description

Cut slice of fluorescent sodalite bright orange -(UVLW) and darker orange UV SW.  Analcime is blue UV SW and minor Tugtupite. Photos in UV-LW, SW, last in natural light.  This combination of fluorescent minerals  from Taseq Slope, Ilimaussaq Complex, Greenland  is known as  "Fantasy Rock ". Fantasy Rock is a combination of tugtupite, sodalite, analcime, chkalovite, natrolite and other minerals. Cherry red is Tugtupite, Green is uranyl activated Natrolite, light blue is Analcime, Sodalite is orange in UV-LW. Chkalovite sometimes surrounded by a ring of cherry red Tugtupite can be either white or magenta.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tugtupite

Formula: 
Na4(AlBeSi4O12)Cl
Strunz: 
9.FB.10
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Albitite vein, Tugtup Agtakôrfia (Tuttup Attakoorfia), Tunulliarfik Fjord (Tunugdliarfik), Ilímaussaq complex, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Greenland

Chkalovite

Formula: 
Na2BeSi2O6
Strunz: 
9.DM.20
Hardness: 
6.0
Colour: 
White
Type Locality: 
Malyi Punkaruaiv Mt, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia...

Sodalite

Formula: 
Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Strunz: 
9.FB.10
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Ilímaussaq complex, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Greenland

Analcime

Formula: 
Na2(Al2Si4O12)·2H2O
Strunz: 
9.GB.05
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Cyclopean Islands, Acitrezza (Aci Trezza), Etna Volcanic Complex, Catania Province, Sicily, Italy

Natrolite

Formula: 
Na2Al2Si3O10·2H2O
Strunz: 
9.GA.05
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Hohentwiel, Singen, Hegau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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