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Orthoclase var. Adularia on Quartz from Hashupi, Shigar Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

 
Orthoclase var. Adularia on Quartz from Hashupi, Shigar Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Orthoclase var. Adularia on Quartz from Hashupi, Shigar Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Orthoclase var. Adularia on Quartz from Hashupi, Shigar Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Orthoclase var. Adularia on Quartz from Hashupi, Shigar Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 61401
Mineral:Orthoclase var. Adularia on Quartz
Locality:Hashupi, Shigar Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Description:Lustrous translucent yellow-white orthoclase crystals to 11 mm on lustrous transparent colorless quartz crystals to 20 mm on alpine-type matrix. The orthoclase crystals are adularia variety resulting in pseudo-rhombohedral form.
Overall Size:7x5x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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