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Marialite

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Description
Locality: 
Ladjuar Madan, Kokcha Valley, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.9 × 2 × 1.6 cm
Description

 A very good classic colorless gemmy  prismatic tetragonal marialite crystal.

No damage. Looks more bautiful inperson.

Mineralogical Record Sar-e-Sang Vol. 45, No. 3 May - June 2014

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Marialite

Formula: 
Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Strunz: 
9.FB.15
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Pianura, Phlegrean Fields, Naples Province, Phlegrean Volcanic complex, Campania, Italy
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