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Green Apophyllite 2.23 ct.

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Green Apophyllite  2.23 ct.

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Green Apophyllite

A popular mineral among collectors who has been recently re-considered : check

http://www.mindat.org/min-283.html

Is a Hydrated Potassium Calcium Sodium Silicate Fluoride Hydroxide with formula

(K,Na)Ca4Si8O20(F,OH) - 8H2O .

Although is quite common in natural crystal, is very difficult to cut and polish, due to his easy cleavage: a challenge for the cutters.

The hardness is 4.5-5 and this gem here comes from a classic locality: Poona,India.

Size: 8.9x7x5.2 mm.

Weight: 2.23 ct.

CODE#7047

OriginIndia

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