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Richterite & Sugilite

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Richterite & Sugilite

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Description
Locality: 
Wessels Mine, Hotazel, Kalahari, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.3 × 4.4 × 1.5 cm
Weight: 
67.93gr
Description

Blue richterite and purple sugilite interlayered with manganese ore rock from the Kalahari Manganese Field.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Richterite

Formula: 
{Na}{CaNa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.DE.20
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Långban, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden

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

Seller Information

Payment options: offline, paypal_wpp, paypal_wps

Seller's terms and conditions

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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