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Kaolinite pseudomorph after Orthoclase Carlsbad-law Twin from Bodelva, St Blazey, St. Austell District, Cornwall, England

 
Kaolinite pseudomorph after Orthoclase Carlsbad-law Twin from Bodelva, St Blazey, St. Austell District, Cornwall, England

Kaolinite pseudomorph after Orthoclase Carlsbad-law Twin from Bodelva, St Blazey, St. Austell District, Cornwall, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 58428
Mineral:Kaolinite pseudomorph after Orthoclase Carlsbad-law Twin
Locality:Bodelva, St Blazey, St. Austell District, Cornwall, England
Description:White kaolinite pseudomorphs after orthoclase crystals that were twinned following the Carlsbad Law of feldspar twinning. The orthoclase crystallized first, then altered molecule by molecule to kaolinite, maintaining the original orthoclase shape. Ex. W. Keller #9230; ex. Tom Moore
Overall Size:33x17x7 mm
Crystals:33 mm
Status: For reference only
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