High quality and very rare. Ilímaussaq complex, Kvanefjeld Mountain, Narsaq Silver work and design by Allan B. Tugtupite is one of the rare minerals. It exists only in Narsaq in Greenland, the Kola Peninsula and Quebec in Canada.In Narsaq in Greenland tugtupites are found at Kvanefjeld and Tasseq Slopes together with many other rare minerals such as chkalovite, polylithionite, sodalite, all of which are highly fluorescent. Tugtupite was first found in 1957 and named and described in 1962. Tugtupite is named after the wreck site Tuttup Attakorfia in southern Greenland. The Inuit name for the stone is Tuttu (reindeer blood). Tugtupite is a stunning gemstone. Especially the dark red variant is very treasured. Tugtupite is a highly fluorescent mineral.
If lit with ultraviolet light, its colour is intensified in the visible light. Tugtupite absorbs the light and throws it back with a longer wavelength, which can be seen with the naked eye hotos show stones in normal light, short and long-wave UV. The item "Tugtupite finger ring silver925, Greenland. UK 17 Grams" is in sale since Tuesday, March 6, 2018.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Rocks, Fossils & Minerals\Crystals & Mineral Specimens\Fluorescent Minerals". The seller is "stenbutikken" and is located in 2880. This item can be shipped worldwide.