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Aegirine

$3,500.00   €3,073  £2,740.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC15086
A fabulous divergent spray of thick black-green Aegirine crystals to over 8 cm from the alkali pegmatites of the Mount Malosa area of Zomba District, Malawi, East Africa.  The hexagonal crystals have smooth, mirror-like prism faces with a brilliant glassy lustre and are opaque, allowing no passage of transmitted light.  The intensity of the dark green colour causes the prism faces to appear jet-black, but around their base, and at their slightly feathered terminations, the true deep mossy-bottle-green can be observed. With a little associated crystallised Quartz and Feldspar, this is a beautiful specimen of Aegirine from the famous occurrence in Malawi.

Details

Dimensions
9.1 × 4.5 × 3.6 cm
Categories
Silicates
Locality
Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Aegirine

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