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Marialite from
Pitwak Mine (Pitwik Mine), Ladjuar Medam (Lajur Madan; Lapis-lazuli Mine; Lapis-lazuli deposit), Sar-e Sang (Sar Sang; Sary Sang), Koksha Valley (Kokscha Valley; Kokcha Valley), Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan Districts, Badakhshan, Afghanistan

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Marialite
Formula:Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Comments:Marialite is the only confirmed (PXRD) scapolite and it Fluoresces bright yellow under long wave UV. All of these scapolites have altered partially or completely to orthoclase.
Habit:Tetragonal prisms, pyramids and pinacoid
Colour:white
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:http://www.mindat.org/mesg-105-318134.html
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Orthoclase11 photos of Marialite associated with Orthoclase at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Marialite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Pitwak Mine (Pitwik Mine), Ladjuar Medam (Lajur Madan; Lapis-lazuli Mine; Lapis-lazuli deposit), Sar-e Sang (Sar Sang; Sary Sang), Koksha Valley (Kokscha Valley; Kokcha Valley), Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan Districts, Badakhshan, Afghanistan
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