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Sodalite: Na8Al6Si6O24Cl2 Perovskite: CaTiO3
Comments: Clear crystals of sodalite with hoppered perovskite on matrix.
Location: Udersdorf, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
Scale: Not Given.
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Sodalite: Na8Al6Si6O24Cl2 Winchite: [ ](CaNa)Mg4(Al,Fe3+)Si8O22(OH)2
Comments: Purple sodalite with some crystal faces, supporting a very sharp, transparent winchite crystal, terminated on one end.
Location: Sar-e-Sang, Kokcha Valley, Badakshan Province, Afghanistan.
Scale: 11x10x8 mm.
© Richard Dale / Dale Minerals