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Anorthite from Miyake Island (Miyake-jima), Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

 
Anorthite from Miyake Island (Miyake-jima), Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

DESCRIPTION:No. 41273
Mineral:Anorthite
Locality:Miyake Island (Miyake-jima), Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
Description:Rounded cluster of white anorthite crystals up to 5 mm long with a surface coating of brown lava that has flaked off in areas to reveal the white anorthite. The anorthite from this locality is the nearly pure end-member of this species. Ex. W. Frech (1913-1998)
Overall Size:18x15x11 mm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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