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Microcline from Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland

 
Microcline from Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland

Microcline from Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland

Microcline from Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland

Microcline from Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Microcline from Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland

DESCRIPTION:No. 52373
Mineral:Microcline
Locality:Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland
Description:Blocky greenish-gray translucent microcline crystals to 10 mm perched on matrix with unidentified black mineral, possibly sphalerite. Ex. John Geiges collection #355; acquired in 1994 from Ole Petersen, ex. Geologisk Museum, Copenhagen
Overall Size:5.5x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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