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A to Z challenge: T is for Triplite April 29, 2016

Filed under: A to Z challenge,Gemstones, Rocks, minerals — Cynthia @ 12:27 am

Triplite is an orange-pink gemstone in it’s rare form. Because of its brittleness, good cleavage, and lack of hardness, it is difficult to cut and facet.  Most triplite are brown and opaque.
triplite

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triplite
http://geogallery.si.edu/index.php/en/10210005/triplite
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