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Sugilite

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Description
Locality: 
Wessels Mine, North Cape Province, South Africa
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.7 × 5.3 × 4 cm
Weight: 
203.00gr
Description

Fibrous, purple sugilite associated with a shiny brown, intimate fibrous intergrowth of potassic-magnesioarfvedsonite, with minor magnesioriebeckite and aegirine. Also interlayered with green bands, probably pyrite.

Mineral Data
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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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Our parcels are sent via post office airmail with a tracking number. Delivery times will vary with destination and we estimate 3-4 weeks. Please note that Customs can delay the shipment and this is out of our control. Please contact us to assit with tracking if you are experiencing longer than expected delays. 

Please note that all of our specimens are carefully packaged and marked as fragile. As soon as it has been posted, we shall e-mail you with the tracking number of the parcel.

Courier services are available on request. 

Insurance will be taken out only if it is the buyer's express wish. 

If your country has Customs and Import duty fees, it will have to be for your account.

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