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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