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Marialite

Tectosilicate

Marialite is a silicate mineral with a chemical composition of Na4Al3Si9O24Cl if a pure endmember or Na4(AlSi3O8)3(Cl2,CO3,SO4) with increasing meionite content. Marialite is a member of the scapolite exists between marialite and meionite It is a rare mineral usually used as a collector's stone. It has a very rare but attractive gemstones and cat's eye.

Identification

Color of mineral

White
Grey
Pink
Violet
Blue
Yellow
Brown
Orange
Green
Red

Density ( specific gravity )

1.539
1.532

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous
Pearly
Resinous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Tetragonal