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Sanidine var. Moonstone with Aegirine from Mina La Pili, Carmago, east of Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Sanidine var. Moonstone with Aegirine from Mina La Pili, Carmago, east of Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico

Sanidine var. Moonstone with Aegirine from Mina La Pili, Carmago, east of Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico

Sanidine var. Moonstone with Aegirine from Mina La Pili, Carmago, east of Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 50341
Mineral:Sanidine var. Moonstone with Aegirine
Locality:Mina La Pili, Carmago, east of Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Translucent green sanidine feldspar (per Jesse Fisher) crystals to 13 mm with black aegirine crystals to 4 mm. A few sanidine crystals show pronounced blue Schiller Effect on select faces and are known as peristerite or moonstone. Ex. John Geiges collection #759; ex. David London, collected December 1995
Overall Size:9x6x3.5 cm
Crystals:2-13 mm
Status: For reference only
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