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Sugilite

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Sugilite

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Description
Locality: 
NChwaning II Mine, Kuruman, North Cape Province, South Africa
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
11.4 × 7.7 × 2.8 cm
Weight: 
384.00gr
Description

A fantastic Sugelite specimen from N'Chwaning II, Northern Cape, South Africa.  This is a large hand size specimen...

 

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Sugilite

Formula: 
K(Na,□)2Li3(Fe,Mn,Al,Zr)2[Si12O30]
Strunz: 
9.CM.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Type Locality: 
Iwagi Island, Inland Sea (Setonaikai), Ehime Prefecture, Japan
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