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Scapolite

  • Color: yellow, violet, pink, blue, grayish, colorless
  • Hardness: 6
  • Refractive index: 1.54 - 1.60
  • Density: 2.50 - 2.78
  • Chemical composition: CA4Al6Si6O24CO3 - Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
  • Crystal structure: tetragonal
  • Origins: Canada, Brazil, Kenya, Tanzania, Madagascar, Burma, Afghanistan.

Scapolite (vernerite) is a sodium/calcium/aluminum silicate. It is rarely used in jewelry so is therefore considered as a collector's stone. The most valuable colors are violet and blue.

  

 


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