Fantasy Rock - Analcime, Tugtupite, Chkalovite, Sodalite - Greenland

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SKU: MSJ0225
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12.8 oz, 3.5" x 3" x 2.5"

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Very tenebrescent. The main minerals on this large specimen are tugtupite (cherry red SW), along with chkalovite, blue analcime, and orange sodalite. Under LW both the tugtupite fluoresces a bright orange (more salmon for the tugtupite).

Very unique material.

The nickname ÒFantasy RockÓ encompasses a group of rocks found on the Taseq Slope in the Ilimaussaq Complex, Greenland and only in this one locality within the complex. A typical Fantasy Rock usually consists of four basic minerals: tugtupite, sodalite, chkalovite, analcime, and they are always the most color-rich pieces from this exotic, remote locale.

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