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Albite var. Peristerite from Yonkers, Westchester County, New York

 
Albite var. Peristerite from Yonkers, Westchester County, New York

Albite var. Peristerite from Yonkers, Westchester County, New York

Albite var. Peristerite from Yonkers, Westchester County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 40601
Mineral:Albite var. Peristerite
Locality:Yonkers, Westchester County, New York
Description:Mixture of light-colored albite feldspar and dark biotite mica with many distinct albite crystals showing bright Schiller-effect (labradorescence) when illuminated from certain angles. The effect is pronounced and easy to see. Ex. Upsala College; collected by Ken Whalen
Overall Size:7x6x2.5 cm
Crystals:3-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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