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Microcline and Muscovite from Latinka Mine, between Madan and Kardzali, Eastern Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

 
Microcline and Muscovite from Latinka Mine, between Madan and Kardzali, Eastern Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

Microcline and Muscovite from Latinka Mine, between Madan and Kardzali, Eastern Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

Microcline and Muscovite from Latinka Mine, between Madan and Kardzali, Eastern Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

Microcline and Muscovite from Latinka Mine, between Madan and Kardzali, Eastern Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Microcline and Muscovite from Latinka Mine, between Madan and Kardzali, Eastern Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

DESCRIPTION:No. 50331
Mineral:Microcline and Muscovite
Locality:Latinka Mine, between Madan and Kardzali, Eastern Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria
Description:Lustrous white rhombic microcline crystals in aggregates of parallel crystals that reflect light simultaneously. Platy muscovite mica crystals to 10 mm are scattered throughout. Microcrystals of a brown mineral, possibly siderite, coat a few corners. Ex. John Geiges collection #843; ex. Gary Grenier (1950-2004)
Overall Size:11x9x8 cm
Crystals:micro to 14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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