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Arfvedsonite on Microcline from 5 km NE of Malosa Mountain, Zomba District, Malawi

 
Arfvedsonite on Microcline from 5 km NE of Malosa Mountain, Zomba District, Malawi

Arfvedsonite on Microcline from 5 km NE of Malosa Mountain, Zomba District, Malawi

DESCRIPTION:No. 50137
Mineral:Arfvedsonite on Microcline
Locality:5 km NE of Malosa Mountain, Zomba District, Malawi
Description:Many black arfvedsonite crystals to 10 mm with lustrous, striated prism faces and terminations composed of many smaller, parallel crystal faces on etched white microcline crystals to 15 mm. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #748; originally acquired in 1998
Overall Size:5x5x4 cm
Crystals:3-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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