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Albite and Orthoclase on Quartz from Valentine Mine, Harrisville, Lewis County, New York

 
Albite and Orthoclase on Quartz from Valentine Mine, Harrisville, Lewis County, New York

Albite and Orthoclase on Quartz from Valentine Mine, Harrisville, Lewis County, New York

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Albite and Orthoclase on Quartz from Valentine Mine, Harrisville, Lewis County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 51693
Mineral:Albite and Orthoclase on Quartz
Locality:Valentine Mine, Harrisville, Lewis County, New York
Description:Translucent white pseudoscalenohedral albite crystals to 9 mm on quartz matrix coated with etched needle-like translucent tan-colored orthoclase crystals up to 2 mm long. See article: What's New in Minerals. Jan.-Feb. 1999 in Min. Rec. v.30#1, p. 44. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #759, acquired from Rocko in 1999
Overall Size:6x5x3 cm
Crystals:1-9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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