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RM1417   Aragonite on basaltic rock

Mamelles Beach, Ouakam, Dakar, Senegal

From a locality not represented in collections it is coming this specimen of aragonite. It shows aggregates of prismatic crystals, very sharp, in divergent growth, transparent and good brilliance. These specimens were collected in a nearby cliffs of two small volcanoes in the western end of the Cape Vert peninsula, near Dakar, in underground quarries. A mineral rarity.


Size: 6.0 x 6.0 x 3.4 cm.
Main crystal: 14 x 1 mm.

Fluorescent under long wave UV
 

RM1489   Senegalite and turquoise

Kourou Diaokouma Mt., Saraya, Falémé River, Tambacounda, Senegal

Senegalite is a rare aluminium phosphate. In this specimen we can observe several prismàtic transparent crystals on blue turquoise. This specimen is from the type locality for the species.


Size: 5.5 x 5.0 x 3.5 cm.
Found in 2016.

Fluorescent under long wave UV
 

RM1922   Senegalite and turquoise

Kourou Diaokouma Mt., Saraya, Falémé River, Tambacounda, Senegal

Senegalite is a rare aluminium phosphate. In this specimen we can observe several prismàtic transparent crystals on blue turquoise. This specimen is from the type locality for the species.


Size: 7 x 5 x 3.5 cm.

Type Locality - Localidad Tipo
Fluorescent under long wave UV
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