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Scapolite Var Marialite

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Scapolite Var Marialite

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Description
Locality: 
Kalu Khan, Koksha Valley, Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan Districts, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 2.8 × 2.4 cm
Description

Nice gemmy well terminated scapolite var marialite.

Minor etching can be seen.

Fluorescent.

 

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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