Story: Rock and mineral names

Microscopic view of tuhualite (2nd of 2)

Microscopic view of tuhualite

This microscope slice (1 millimetre long) shows the deep purple of tuhualite crystal.

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Simon Nathan, 'Rock and mineral names - Mineral names – 1', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/9085/microscopic-view-of-tuhualite (accessed 27 June 2019)

Story by Simon Nathan, published 12 Jun 2006