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Microcline (Baveno-Law Twinned) from 5 km NE of Malosa Mountain, Zomba District, Malawi

 
Microcline (Baveno-Law Twinned) from 5 km NE of Malosa Mountain, Zomba District, Malawi

Microcline (Baveno-Law Twinned) from 5 km NE of Malosa Mountain, Zomba District, Malawi

Microcline (Baveno-Law Twinned) from 5 km NE of Malosa Mountain, Zomba District, Malawi

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Microcline (Baveno-Law Twinned) from 5 km NE of Malosa Mountain, Zomba District, Malawi

DESCRIPTION:No. 50878
Mineral:Microcline (Baveno-Law Twinned)
Locality:5 km NE of Malosa Mountain, Zomba District, Malawi
Description:Large beige-white microcline crystals twinned diagonally through the middle following the Baveno Law of feldspar twinning. The twin plane is visible in the front prism face. Fluoresces red under UV illumination. Ex. John Geiges collection #1022
Overall Size:8.5x8x7 cm
Crystals:10-80 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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