Aegerine Crystal Group with Feldspar Crystals - VAR 003

Lovely aegerine crystal group with feldspar crystals


Measurements:  105 x 22 x 13 mm 

Description:  A lovely group of aegerine crystals housing numerous feldspar crystals. The aegerine crystals are well-formed, terminated and have lovely, shiny surfaces.

The only damage is a contact mark, about two-thirds up on the specimen (visible on image, bottom left).

Weight of Specimen:  61.8 g 

Chemical Composition:  NaFe3+(Si2O6)  (aegerine)
                                   KAlSi
3O8 (feldspar)        

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (aegerine)  6  
                                      (feldspar)  6 - 6.5
                                                                                         
Location:  
Zomba Mountains, Malawi, Africa.

Specimen Code:  VAR 003

US $ 120

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