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Axinite-(Mg) — specimen 0378, photo © NMNHS
3.75 | 3.28 | 2.44 mm;
very light bluish violet;
Very clean specimen; design ‘Hexamixtum S 38-36’, excellent cut by Tan Pen.
More information from ‘Classification’
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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