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Aegirine and Microcline from Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi

 
Aegirine and Microcline from Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi

Aegirine and Microcline from Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi

Aegirine and Microcline from Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Aegirine and Microcline from Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi

DESCRIPTION:No. 42861
Mineral:Aegirine and Microcline
Locality:Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi
Description:Two lustrous black aegirine crystals up to 45 mm long intergrown on a prismatic white microcline crystal 65 mm long. The microcline fluoresces dark red under UV illumination.
Overall Size:6.5x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:25-65 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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