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Main page » Catalogue » Rare and unusual Specimens » TOP Rare Ekanite Crystal Sri Lanka



TOP Rare Ekanite Crystal Sri Lanka


Product No.: cd10-027



 
TOP Rare Ekanite Crystal Sri Lanka
TOP Rare Ekanite Crystal Sri Lanka
TOP Rare Ekanite Crystal Sri Lanka
TOP Rare Ekanite Crystal Sri Lanka
TOP Rare Ekanite Crystal Sri Lanka
TOP Rare Ekanite Crystal Sri Lanka
TOP Rare Ekanite Crystal Sri Lanka

 

 

Mineral:
Ekanite
Chemical Formula:
(Ca,Fe 2+,Pb)2 (Th,U)[Si8O20]
Size:
11,4 x 7,4 x 3,2 mm
Weight:
2,83 ct or 0,566 g
Transparence:
transparent
Quantity:
1
Origin:
Okkanpitiya near Ehiliyagoda (Ehaliyagoda),Ratnapura, Ratnapura District, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

This is a true rarity from Sri Lanka to find partly terminated enstatite crystal with flat crystal habitus. One one-sided piece seems to have some recrystallized or terminated and the prism sites damage-free!! The specimen is emits a radiation 0.6 Microsievert per for gamma particles and include beta- and alpha- radiation the total dosage is 6 Microsievert per hour. Great transparent specimen from Sri Lanka.