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Aegirine and Microcline from Mulanje Mountain, south of Zomba, Malawi

 
Aegirine and Microcline from Mulanje Mountain, south of Zomba, Malawi

Aegirine and Microcline from Mulanje Mountain, south of Zomba, Malawi

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Aegirine and Microcline from Mulanje Mountain, south of Zomba, Malawi

DESCRIPTION:No. 54664
Mineral:Aegirine and Microcline
Locality:Mulanje Mountain, south of Zomba, Malawi
Description:Lustrous black prismatic aegirine crystals to 48 mm intersecting blocky translucent white microcline crystals to 24 mm. The largest aegirine crystal has a complex termination composed of many smaller faces.
Overall Size:4.5x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-48 mm
Status: For reference only
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