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Orthoclase var. Amazonite Carlsbad Twin from Pike's Peak, El Paso County, Colorado

 
Orthoclase var. Amazonite Carlsbad Twin from Pike's Peak, El Paso County, Colorado

Orthoclase var. Amazonite Carlsbad Twin from Pike's Peak, El Paso County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 51372
Mineral:Orthoclase var. Amazonite Carlsbad Twin
Locality:Pike's Peak, El Paso County, Colorado
Description:Translucent green amazonite crystals, the variety of microcline feldspar colored green by lead impurities, twinned following the Carlsbad Law of feldspar twinning. Part of the termination is incomplete. Carlsbad-twinned amazonite crystals are uncommon. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection
Overall Size:3.5x2.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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