Tugtupite, Chkalovite - Greenland

$45.00 USD

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SKU: MSG1516
Weight and Dimensions

1 oz, 1 3/4" x 1 1/2" x 3/4"

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A classic piece of bright red fluorescent tugtupite on an analcime and lujavrite matrix from Greenland. Under LW the color shifts to salmon. Note that unlike sodalite/hackmanite from Greenland, red tugtupite does not fade quickly - one of the reasons it is valued as a gemstone.

Tugtupite is a very rare mineral - found in only three places around the world (Kola Russia, Mt St Hilaire, and Greenland). Pieces from Greenland are the most sought after due to coverage, size and brightness.

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