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Marialite With Lapis Lazuli Inclusions

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Marialite With Lapis Lazuli Inclusions

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Description
Locality: 
Ladjuar Madan, Kokcha Valley, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.5 × 8 × 7.6 cm
Description

A superb unusual example of bright lustrous gemmy unusual well terminated colorless Marialite with lapis lazuli inclusion , very nice combination unusual specimen from the locality. Undamaged.

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