Discovery of yellow-green sodalite, Tunuliarfik fjord




Besides the pieces shown here, I also collected pieces of gemmy green sodalite on a very dark brown-black matrix that contained the radioactive mineral steenstrupine. We checked it with a geiger counter back at "the Rock Hut" and sure enough it was! That was fun. Fortunately steenstrupine's radioactivity is considered weak. Still, now that they're here in California I am taking the proper precautions.


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