Sodalitle Group Visible to Near-infrared Spectra (300 - 1100 nm)

The sodalites are a group of cubic aluminosilicate minerals. Their color is due to complex polymeric sulfide ions. S3- is responsible for the blue color commonly observed in many members of the sodalite group.


Visible Spectra (400 - 800 nm)

HaŁyne, (Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)

Lazurite, Na7Ca(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)(S3) ∑ H2O

Sodalite, Na4(Si3Al3)O12Cl

Tugtupite, Na4BeAlSi4O12Cl

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