• Zektzerite - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zektzerite The mineral zektzerite is a member of the tuhualite group and was first found in 1966 by Seattle mineralogist Benjamin Bartlett "Bart" Cannon. It was discovered in the Willow creek basin below Silver Star mountain in miarolitic cavities within the alkaline riebeckite granite phase of the Golden Horn batholith, Okanogan County, Washington. It is named for Jack Zektzer (born 1936), mathematician ...
  • Zektzerite: Mineral information, data and localities.

    www.mindat.org/min-4390.html Zektzerite Ghose S, Wan C (1978) Zektzerite, NaLiZrSi6O15: a silicate with six-tetrahedral-repeat double chains near Washington Pass, North Cascades, Washington, USA American Mineralogist 63 304-310
  • Zektzerite Value, Price, and Jewelry Information ...

    www.gemsociety.org/article/zektzerite-jewelry-and-gemstone Small, cuttable crystals of very rare zektzerite are found only in a mountainous location in Washington state. Faceted pieces would make prized specimens for any collection of American gems.
  • Zektzerite Mineral Data

    webmineral.com/data/Zektzerite.shtml Zektzerite Crystallography: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.8257:1:0.5856 : Cell Dimensions: a = 14.33, b = 17.354, c = 10.164, Z = 8; V = 2,527.61 Den(Calc)= 2.78
  • Zektzerite: Mineral information, data and localities.

    www.mindat.org/show.php 4 photos of Zektzerite associated with Astrophyllite: K 2 NaFe 2+ 7 Ti 2 Si 8 O 26 (OH) 4 F: 4 photos of Zektzerite associated with Feldspar Group: 3 photos of Zektzerite associated with Bafertisite: Ba 2 Fe 2+ 4 Ti 2 (Si 2 O 7) 2 O 2 (OH) 2 F 2: 3 photos of Zektzerite associated with Riebeckite [Na 2][Fe 2+ 3 Fe 3+ 2]Si 8 O 22 (OH) 2: 2 photos ...
  • Zektzerite for sale - Washington Minerals

    www.washingtonminerals.com/minerals-for-sale/zektzerite.html For sale is a rare translucent to gemmy pink zektzerite from the Golden Horn Batholith at Washington Pass, Okanogan County, Washington. This is a partial crystal with good size and nice color and clarity for the species. Zektzerite fluoresces under short wave ultraviolet (bright pastel green/blue).
  • Zektzerite Mineral Specimen For Sale - Dakota Matrix Minerals

    www.dakotamatrix.com/products/16476/zektzerite Zektzerite - This is one of the largest Zektzerite crystals I have seen. It is 2cm across the top and 9mm down the prism face. The top crystal is stacked on another below, perhaps bigger yet and in fact there are many crystals in this stack. Sprinkled upon the Zektzerite are acicular amphibole(?) crystals and the matrix is Microcline. Excellent specimen. There are seven prominent Zektzerite ...
  • Zektzerite Mineral Specimen For Sale - Dakota Matrix Minerals

    www.dakotamatrix.com/products/16217/zektzerite Zektzerite - There are seven prominent Zektzerite crystals on this specimen, the largest is 1.3cm across. All are faint pink and occur with white Microcline crystals. The largest crystal shows good pseudohexagonal orthorhombic forms with flat pinacoids and striated(?) prism faces. I note the so-called striations since they seem to be characteristic for the species from the specimens I have seen.
  • Minerals for Sale - Washington Minerals, Mineral Specimens ...

    www.washingtonminerals.com/minerals-for-sale A 0.45 ct zektzerite faceted in a mixed cut called "Lucciola" (left), 6mm x 4mm. Like most zektzerite it is somewhat fractured. However it is quite scintillating, very gemmy and very pink. The polish is perfect and the meet points are excellent. Another 0.45 zektzerite faceted in a slightly different square barion design called "Trattola" (center).
  • 10 of the World’s Rarest Gemstones | Mental Floss

    www.mentalfloss.com/article/86772/10-worlds-rarest-gemstones Larimar is a very rare blue variety of the mineral pectolite and is found in only one small area of the Dominican Republic. This turquoise stone’s name was created by the man who brought the ...