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Orthoclase var. Carlsbad Twin from White Eagle Mine, Willow Creek Camp, Saline Valley, Inyo County, California

 
Orthoclase var. Carlsbad Twin from White Eagle Mine, Willow Creek Camp, Saline Valley, Inyo County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 52029
Mineral:Orthoclase var. Carlsbad Twin
Locality:White Eagle Mine, Willow Creek Camp, Saline Valley, Inyo County, California
Description:Two doubly-terminated interpenetrant twinned tan-colored orthoclase crystals with rough, weathered surfaces. The orthoclase crystals are twinned following the Carlsbad Law of feldspar twinning. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection
Overall Size:5x3.5x2 cm
Crystals:50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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