Aegerine and Feldspar – BARG 052

Aegerine crystals on well-formed feldspar crystals

Measurements:  45 x 37 x 26 mm

Description:  A few aegerine crystals sit on a group of well-formed feldspar crystals which, in turn, sit on a thin matrix layer of aegerine (see image bottom left). 

The specimen has relatively litlle damage, only a few nicks. It displays well on a flat surface, all-round.

Weight of Specimen:  36.8 g   

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

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

Location:  Mount Malosa, Malawi, Africa.

Specimen Code:  BARG 052 

US $ 28



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