• Online only
Tugtupite, chkalovite
search
  • Tugtupite, chkalovite
  • Tugtupite, chkalovite

Tugtupite, chkalovite

€32.00
Very pale tugtupite surrounding a lump of white chkalovite
Kuannersuit, Ilimaussaq, Greenland
Quantity
Available

Almost colourless tugtupite partly surrounding a lump of white chkalovite in an albite/aegirine matrix. Traces of pectolite and beryllite can also be seen. The tugtupite displays a bright pinkish red fluorescence in SW UV light
BO_541
1 Item

Data sheet

Locality
Kuannersuit (Kvanefjeld), Ilimaussaq, Greenland
Size category
Miniature
Size (cm)
5 x 3.2 x 2.9
Weight
48 g
Formula
Na4(AlBeSi4O12)Cl
Properties
Vitreous/dull; bright red fluorescence in SW UV light