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Axinite-(Mg) — specimen 0084, photo © NMNHS
6.10 | 4.55 | 3.39 mm;
very light bluish violet;
Very clean specimen; mixed style cut; good polish.
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Typically a mineral formed during contact metamorphism and boron metasomatism (
Anthony et al., 2001—2005
). Faceted specimens are extremely rare.
Gemmology — gemstones
National Museum of Natural History, Sofia
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