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DescriptionSodalite, Na4Al3(SiO4)3Cl (sodium aluminum silicate chloride), is named in reference to its sodium content and is used for carvings and some jewelry pieces. Sodalite is a member of the feldspathoid group of minerals.
LocationBolivia ▹ Cochabamba Province
PhotographerDarla Sondrol. 2002-02-14.
CollectionWard’s Classroom Collection of Gem Minerals #35.
Key wordssodalite
Tech details339 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number2371