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Schorl and Albite from Shengus, Gilgit Div., Pakistan.

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Mineral Specimens: Schorl and Albite from Shengus, Gilgit Div., Pakistan
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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 5715:

Minerals Species: Schorl and Albite.
Location of mineral deposit: Shengus, Gilgit Div., Pakistan.
Description: Exceptionally aesthetic specimen of well crystallized lustrous black schorl with small whitish albite crystals on the side and as matrix.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 5x6x5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 5.5 cm.

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