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Tugtupite 4.35 ct.

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Tugtupite 4.35 ct.

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Tugtupite

is a Beryllium Aluminium tectosilicate with formula Na4ALBeSi4O12 and hardness of 6.

Is a rare mineral discovered in the 1957 on the Narsaq peninsula in the Llimaussaq intrusion,in Greenland. Has been also found in Kola peninsula ( Russia) and Mt. St. Hilaire in Canada.Until today the best colored material comes from Greenland and is quite scarse.

It’s red-crimson color is unique,similar to the rhodonite tone and is strongly fluorescent at UV light, beside it’s fluorescence is also tenebrescent and if kept in the dark may loose a bit of color,but when exposed at the sun it will recover it’s bright color.This cab has a dark matrix .Untreated.

Size:17.9x8x5 mm.

Weight: 4.35 ct.

CODE#5076

Origin Groenlandia

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