Where did the tugtupite pegmatite gem come from?

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Date created: Sat, May 15, 2021 12:10 AM
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  • Tugtup means “reindeer” in the Greenlandic Inuit language. Hydrothermal veins in nepheline syenite pegmatite. Usually included. Tugtupite: Ilimaussaq, Greenland (specimen ~ 1 inch across). Photo © Joel E. Arem, PhD, FGA. Used with permission. Discovered in 1960, tugtupites are relatively recent entries into the gem world.

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