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Orthoclase var. Adularia, Goethite pseudomorphs after Pyrite, Andradite Garnet from Copper Mountain, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska

 
Orthoclase var. Adularia, Goethite pseudomorphs after Pyrite, Andradite Garnet from Copper Mountain, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska

Orthoclase var. Adularia, Goethite pseudomorphs after Pyrite, Andradite Garnet from Copper Mountain, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska

Orthoclase var. Adularia, Goethite pseudomorphs after Pyrite, Andradite Garnet from Copper Mountain, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska

Orthoclase var. Adularia, Goethite pseudomorphs after Pyrite, Andradite Garnet from Copper Mountain, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska

Orthoclase var. Adularia, Goethite pseudomorphs after Pyrite, Andradite Garnet from Copper Mountain, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska

Orthoclase var. Adularia, Goethite pseudomorphs after Pyrite, Andradite Garnet from Copper Mountain, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska

Orthoclase var. Adularia, Goethite pseudomorphs after Pyrite, Andradite Garnet from Copper Mountain, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska

DESCRIPTION:No. 65324
Mineral:Orthoclase var. Adularia, Goethite pseudomorphs after Pyrite, Andradite Garnet
Locality:Copper Mountain, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska
Description:Translucent tan-colored adularia crystals, the low-temperature variety of orthoclase feldspar, to 50 mm that are interpenetrant-twinned, with goethite pseudomorphs after cubic pyrite crystals to 32 mm with andradite garnet crystals to 4 mm. Ex. Irving Horowitz collection #2409; originally acquired 1997, attributed to Zodac
Overall Size:14x11x7 cm
Crystals:2-50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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