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Orthoclase var. Adularia with Chlorite coating from Val Cristallina, Grischun, Switzerland

 
Orthoclase var. Adularia with Chlorite coating from Val Cristallina, Grischun, Switzerland

Orthoclase var. Adularia with Chlorite coating from Val Cristallina, Grischun, Switzerland

Orthoclase var. Adularia with Chlorite coating from Val Cristallina, Grischun, Switzerland

DESCRIPTION:No. 66044
Mineral:Orthoclase var. Adularia with Chlorite coating
Locality:Val Cristallina, Grischun, Switzerland
Description:Sharp translucent gray adularia crystals, a low temperature variety of the mineral orthoclase, with green chlorite microcrystals on the surfaces. The adularia crystals are repeatedly twinned resulting in intersecting crystals throughout. Ex. John Geiges collection #240, originally acquired August 1992 from F. Lietard
Overall Size:4.5x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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