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Titanite var. Sphene from Gletsch, Kanton Wallis, Switzerland

Titanite var. Sphene from Gletsch, Kanton Wallis, Switzerland

Mineral:Titanite var. Sphene
Locality:Gletsch, Kanton Wallis, Switzerland
Description:Complete crystal of titanite variety sphene fully crystallized on all surfaces - a floater. The crystal is twinned with reentrant faces visible along the sides. Has sparkling surface texture due to overgrowth of minute titanite crystals. Collected 1926.
Overall Size:28x9x2 mm
Crystals:28 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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