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Microcline var. Contact Twin from Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado

 
Microcline var. Contact Twin from Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado

Microcline var. Contact Twin from Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 15513
Mineral:Microcline var. Contact Twin
Locality:Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado
Description:Pristine specimen of white microcline crystal 33 mm long with rosettes of white albite around the base. The microcline shows contact twinning on the {001} plane in the surface of the termination. Ex. A. Stevenson collection #688
Overall Size:35x18x15 mm
Crystals:3-33 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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