Makatite & Tuperssuatsiaite Crystals – Aris Quarries, Windhoek, Namibia

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Makatite & Tuperssuatsiaite Crystals – Aris Quarries, Windhoek, Namibia

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Makatite & Tuperssuatsiaite Crystals

Aris Quarries,

Windhoek,

Namibia

Light grey phonolite matrix with a cavity lined with a dense mass of white fibrous crystals of the rare sodium silicate mineral, makatite. Makatite is known from just 10 localities worldwide.

Another cavity on the specimen contains a lovely spray of olive green acicular tuperssatsiaite crystals.

Size – 23 x 23 x 10mm

Weight – 4gm

 

Magnification of 20x or greater required to view crystals effectively.

Weight 0.004 kg
Dimensions 2.3 x 2.3 x 1 cm