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Orthoclase var. Adularia Twins from Cavradischlucht (Cavradi Gorge), Tujetsch, Grischun (GraubŁnden), Switzerland

 
Orthoclase var. Adularia Twins from Cavradischlucht (Cavradi Gorge), Tujetsch, Grischun (GraubŁnden), Switzerland

Orthoclase var. Adularia Twins from Cavradischlucht (Cavradi Gorge), Tujetsch, Grischun (GraubŁnden), Switzerland

Orthoclase var. Adularia Twins from Cavradischlucht (Cavradi Gorge), Tujetsch, Grischun (GraubŁnden), Switzerland

Orthoclase var. Adularia Twins from Cavradischlucht (Cavradi Gorge), Tujetsch, Grischun (GraubŁnden), Switzerland

DESCRIPTION:No. 50066
Mineral:Orthoclase var. Adularia Twins
Locality:Cavradischlucht (Cavradi Gorge), Tujetsch, Grischun (GraubŁnden), Switzerland
Description:Sharp translucent colorless-to-pale green orthoclase crystals repeatedly twinned on the C-axis resulting in intersecting V-shaped groupings. The orthoclase crystals are the adularia variety of sharp crystals dominated by prism faces. Ex. John Geiges collection #517
Overall Size:9x5.5x5 cm
Crystals:5-50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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