MOOKAITE ROUGH ROCK
A Mookaite Rough Rock with beautiful colouring including the sought-after mauve hue. Perfect for lapidary work or carving, or simply as a beautiful and noteworthy Australian stone. There are a few cracks and crevices in this stone.
Mookaite is found in the Kennedy Ranges near Gascoyne Junction. About 100 miles inland from the coastal town of Carnarvon in Western Australia. About 600 miles north of the capital Perth. The name Mookaite is from Mooka Creek. The Aboriginal word mooka means running waters, in reference to the many fresh water springs that feed Mooka Creek.
Mooka Station, Western Australia, Australia.
15cm x 9cm x 4.5cm, 660g.