Eudialyte is a fairly rare cyclosilicate mineral. It is a popular mineral in collections however due to its attractive and distinctive colors.
It unfortunately rarely forms good crystals and only occasionally forms any crystal faces at all. Of eudialyte are usually embedded in the host rock, surrounded by other minerals and not showing any hint of a crystal form. The mineral's colors on the other hand are quite pleasant and give the collector an all-together attractive and rare mineral.It can show distinctive colors of a red-violet, pink, blue, yellow and an attractive brown. Much eudialyte on the market today comes from the. And can add to one's collection of fine minerals from this wonderful site. Is one of several sites around the world that have a strange assortment of igneous minerals and are referred to as Agpaitic Pegmatites. These sites are unusually rich in alkali metals especially sodium. They also tend to be rich in what are sometimes termed "difficult elements", elements that are large and/or have unusual charges. These elements do not fit well into ordinary minerals and are thus excluded from earlier crystallized minerals and must wait for their opportunity to crystallize later. Examples of difficult elements are zirconium, beryllium, strontium, cerium, niobium, thorium, barium, yttrium and other rare earth elements. These normally scarce elements become highly concentrated, relatively speaking, and form some unique and wonderful mineral species. Eudialyte is an example of an unusual mineral that comes from these mineralogically unique sites. Not only is it rich in sodium, but has zirconium, cerium and often traces of yttrium in its structure. Eudialyte is considered to be a potential source of zirconium in the future. You will receive exact item that is shown on photos. The item "Eudialyte Natural pebble polishing 4 PIECES 590gr" is in sale since Saturday, September 1, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Rocks, Fossils & Minerals\Crystals & Mineral Specimens\Crystals". The seller is "dimon_543" and is located in , default.
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