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Zektzerite on Microcline with Aegirine from Washington Pass, Okanogan County, Washington (Type Locality for Zektzerite)

 
Zektzerite on Microcline with Aegirine from Washington Pass, Okanogan County, Washington (Type Locality for Zektzerite)

Zektzerite on Microcline with Aegirine from Washington Pass, Okanogan County, Washington (Type Locality for Zektzerite)

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Zektzerite on Microcline with Aegirine from Washington Pass, Okanogan County, Washington (Type Locality for Zektzerite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 58634
Mineral:Zektzerite on Microcline with Aegirine
Locality:Washington Pass, Okanogan County, Washington (Type Locality for Zektzerite)
Description:Seven translucent pinkish-gray pseudohexagonal zektzerite crystals to 6 mm on blocky tan-colored microcline crystals to 3 mm with acicular black aegirine crystals to 2 mm and a 5 mm smoky quartz crystal. The zektzerite crystals fluoresce under UV. Ex. A. Stevenson (1916-2007) #1417
Overall Size:6x3x1.5 cm
Crystals:0.5-6.0 mm
Status: For reference only
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