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Is it possible to find sugilite with gold flecks in it?

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Wondering if sugilite exists in nature with gold flecks or matrix?  And if so, how might I research to find such a stone?

Many thanks! Irene
asked Mar 4, 2017 by Irene (120 points)

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Sugilite doesn't typically occur in gold-bearing regions or environments. Perhaps it could pyrite or another inclusion that has a sheen. Can you please post some pictures?
answered Apr 27, 2017 by hershel (49,750 points)