Mookaite is named after Mooka Creek, which is in the Kennedy Ranges, near Gascoyne Junction, Western Australia and comes from the T and J Mookaite Mine. Mookaite is only found in Australia and is a fossiliferous sedimentary rock and it is reasonably usual to find cavities left which were most commonly caused by belemnites.
These specimens are suitable for lapidary work such as slabs, cabochons and carvings. It can also be used naturally as well.
There are 3 specimens in this group showing the different colours and patterns of yellow with purple flecks, light purple with darker purple patches and a purple/yellow combination.
The yellow with purple flecking weighs 1.92kgs and measures 240mm long, 100mm high, 80mm wide.
The light purple specimen weighs 1.14kgs and measures 130mm long, 130mm high and 70mm wide.
The purple/yellow combination piece weighs 2.61kgs and measures 190mm long, 155mm high and 100mm wide.
This item can be viewed at our Exhibition Centre, which is located at 13 Olive Road, Devon Meadows, Victoria, Australia, 3977. Open hours are 10am until 5pm 7 days a week.
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