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Orthoclase, Carlsbad-twin from Pegmatite near Chuquicamata, Antofagasta, Chile

Orthoclase, Carlsbad-twin from Pegmatite near Chuquicamata, Antofagasta, Chile

Mineral:Orthoclase, Carlsbad-twin
Locality:Pegmatite near Chuquicamata, Antofagasta, Chile
Description:Irregular twinned crystals of orthoclase. Though one of the crystals has a complex termination with uncommon shape, the intersecting twinned crystals of the Carlsbad-law are easily visible. Ex. Robert C. Linck (1905-1970)
Overall Size:3x3x3 cm
Crystals:3 cm
Archived: For reference only
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