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Astrophyllite in Microcline from St. Peter's Dome, Pike's Peak, El Paso County, Colorado

 
Astrophyllite in Microcline from St. Peter's Dome, Pike's Peak, El Paso County, Colorado

Astrophyllite in Microcline from St. Peter's Dome, Pike's Peak, El Paso County, Colorado

Astrophyllite in Microcline from St. Peter's Dome, Pike's Peak, El Paso County, Colorado

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Astrophyllite in Microcline from St. Peter's Dome, Pike's Peak, El Paso County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 42847
Mineral:Astrophyllite in Microcline
Locality:St. Peter's Dome, Pike's Peak, El Paso County, Colorado
Description:Bronze-colored lath-like astrophyllite crystals embedded in white microcline matrix. The astrophyllite crystals are quite large for this locality. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #6445, acquired in 1984
Overall Size:9x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:3-6 cm
Status: For reference only
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