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Orthoclase (gem-grade) from Itrongay, Betroka Department, Tulear Province, Madagascar

 
Orthoclase (gem-grade) from Itrongay, Betroka Department, Tulear Province, Madagascar

Orthoclase (gem-grade) from Itrongay, Betroka Department, Tulear Province, Madagascar

Orthoclase (gem-grade) from Itrongay, Betroka Department, Tulear Province, Madagascar

DESCRIPTION:No. 55380
Mineral:Orthoclase (gem-grade)
Locality:Itrongay, Betroka Department, Tulear Province, Madagascar
Description:Classic specimen of gem-grade (nearly flawless) yellow orthoclase with crystallization patterns on the crystal faces. The orthoclase crystal has a square cross-section, with complex termination on one end and flat termination on the other end. Collected ca. 1930
Overall Size:15x12x11 mm
Crystals:15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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