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Orthoclase var. Adularia (V-twinned) from Copper Mountain, south of Sulzer, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska

 
Orthoclase var. Adularia (V-twinned) from Copper Mountain, south of Sulzer, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska

Orthoclase var. Adularia (V-twinned) from Copper Mountain, south of Sulzer, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska

DESCRIPTION:No. 52289
Mineral:Orthoclase var. Adularia (V-twinned)
Locality:Copper Mountain, south of Sulzer, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska
Description:Lustrous V-twinned flesh-colored adularia variety of orthoclase feldspar crystals with remnants of greenish matrix. See Toland's 2004 article: Famous Mineral localities - Green Monster Mountain, Prince of Wales Island in Mineralogical Record v.35 p.383. Ex. John Geiges collection #478; acquired from D. Toland in 1997, collected in June 1992
Overall Size:6x4x4 cm
Crystals:10-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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