Greenland: Naujaite
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Description: 

Naujaite is an agpaitic nepheline-sodalite syenite with a poikilitic texture comprising crystals of feldspathoid minerals enclosed in alkali feldspar and ferromagnesian silicates. Originally described from Naajakasik (formerly Naujakasik), Ilimaussaq complex, Greenland.

Rotation 1 - sodalite mantled by cancrinite

Rotation 2 - aegirine and needles of an unidentified highly birefringent mineral

Rotation 3 - eudialyte 

Rotation 4 - aenigmatite and an unidentified highly birefringent mineral

Many thanks to Alessandro Da Mommio for providing us with this sample. Alex describes the sample here.

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Ma = Millions of years ago
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igneous
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