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Pakistani Microlite on Ebay

Posted by Rudy Bolona  
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Rudy Bolona February 29, 2012 03:42AM
Ebay" rel="nofollow">http://www.ebay.com/itm/QUEBUL-FINE-MINERALS-Iridescent-MICROLITE-PAKISTAN-/220957805181?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item33721c8a7d#ht_4695wt_1398>Ebay Microlite

Spotted this specimen on Ebay listed as Microlite. Was wondering anyone else's opinion about it. I have never seen Microlite with this iridescence and so metallic looking.
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Ibrahim Jameel February 29, 2012 06:06AM
I'm pretty sure that's magnetite, and it's also probably from Afghanistan. The matrix looks a lot like the stuff from Marki Khel, Nangarhar Prov. (clinochlore, possibly with a chrome diopside)

ibrahim
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Lefteris Rantos February 29, 2012 09:07AM
Most probably Magnetite, with Diopside and Clinochlore.
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Rudy Bolona February 29, 2012 02:12PM
Thank you for help guys. I thought it looked a little suspicious.
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