Feldspar Crystals with Aegerine - VAR 060

Feldspar crystals with aegerine


Measurements:  50 x 38 x 37 mm

Description:  A group of well-formed feldspar crystals with bits of shiny, broken aegerine crystals, some running through the feldspar. 

Outside of a large, neat contact mark, the feldspar crystas have no noteworthy damage.

Weight of Specimen:  52.3 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 060

US $ 25



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