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Sodalite

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Description
Locality: 
Ladjuar Madan, Kokcha Valley, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Museum (18cm plus)
Size: 
3.5 × 10 × 58.5 cm
Description

A superb rich blue gemmy Sodalite crystal incombination with minor pyrite hosts to matrix , no damage , very hard to find such a good quality sodalite specimen these days from the locality.

Nice sodalite example

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
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