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Anorthite var. Spectrolite from Ylijarvi, Ylämaa, East Karjala, Finland

 
Anorthite var. Spectrolite from Ylijarvi, Ylämaa, East Karjala, Finland

Anorthite var. Spectrolite from Ylijarvi, Ylämaa, East Karjala, Finland

DESCRIPTION:No. 34418
Mineral:Anorthite var. Spectrolite
Locality:Ylijarvi, Ylämaa, East Karjala, Finland
Description:Single crystal of anorthite, variety spectrolite, a labradorescent feldspar showing golden yellow to blue Schiller-effect. The labradorescence covers a 5 cm long area. The front faces was polished to highlight the effect, the rear is raw. Superb.
Overall Size:9x7x6 cm
Crystals:5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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