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Marialite from
Sar-e-Sang River, Sar-e Sang (Sar Sang; Sary Sang), Koksha Valley (Kokscha Valley; Kokcha Valley), Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan Districts, Badakhshan, Afghanistan

Locality type:River
Classification
Species:Marialite
Formula:Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Comments:The Koksha Valley Scapolites are all turning out to be marialite.The PXRD is attached to this specimens photo.
Habit:Short tetragonal prisms with pyramidal faces and pinacoid.
Colour:colourless
Luminescent properties:pale orangey yellow
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References: Moore, T.P.,Woodside, R.M.W. (2014): The Sar-e-Sang Lapis Mines, Kuran Wa Munjan district, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan. Mineralogical Record 45 (3), 280-336.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite5 photos of Marialite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Thomsonite-Ca3 photos of Marialite associated with Thomsonite-Ca at this locality.
Lazurite3 photos of Marialite associated with Lazurite at this locality.
Haüyne2 photos of Marialite associated with Haüyne at this locality.
Gonnardite2 photos of Marialite associated with Gonnardite at this locality.
Pyrite2 photos of Marialite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Marialite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Sar-e-Sang River, Sar-e Sang (Sar Sang; Sary Sang), Koksha Valley (Kokscha Valley; Kokcha Valley), Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan Districts, Badakhshan, Afghanistan
 
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