Feldspar Crystals with Aegerine - VAR 053

Well-formed feldspar crystals with aegerine

Measurements:  39 x 25 x 25 mm

Description:  A group of well-formed feldspar crystals with lovely and interesting facets. There are two small pieces of aegerine embedded in the feldspar.

The specimen has a few (inconspicuous) small nicks.

Weight of Specimen:  26.4 g 

Chemical Composition:  KAlSi3O8 (feldspar) 
                                   NaFe3+(Si2O6)  (aegerine)             

Hardness on Mohs Scale: 
(feldspar)  6 - 6.5
                                      (aegerine)  6                     

Location:  Zomba Mountains, Malawi, Africa.

Specimen Code:  
VAR 053

US $ 25

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