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Is sodalite with rhodochrosite inclusions real/natural?

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Recently I've seen dealers selling sodalite with rhodochrosite inclusions. Is that a thing or are they dying sodalite's veins to look like rhodochrosite?
asked May 16, 2016 by magpie (120 points)

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Yes, it is possible. Sodalite is a blue crystal. Word of a fraud perpetrated like that would spread quickly. I could find no mention of it.
answered May 17, 2016 by Weasel (38,360 points)
If you have indeed seen some of this, can you please take pictures and post to this forum? Also please let us know the name of the dealer so we can look into it. Thanks.

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