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Sodalite Analcime & Natrolite

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Sodalite Analcime & Natrolite

Fluorescent

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Description
Locality: 
Taseq Slope, Ilimaussaq, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Greenland
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
6 × 7 × 4 cm
Weight: 
119.00gr
Description

Rough specimen of fluorescent Sodalite ( UVLW orange) and Analcime (UVSW blue) with green uranyl activated Natrolite (UVSW)

 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.

Photos in UV SW, LW and visible light

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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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