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Orthoclase var. Adularia with Chlorite coating from Piz Starlera, Val Cristallina, Grisons, Switzerland

 
Orthoclase var. Adularia with Chlorite coating from Piz Starlera, Val Cristallina, Grisons, Switzerland

Orthoclase var. Adularia with Chlorite coating from Piz Starlera, Val Cristallina, Grisons, Switzerland

Orthoclase var. Adularia with Chlorite coating from Piz Starlera, Val Cristallina, Grisons, Switzerland

Orthoclase var. Adularia with Chlorite coating from Piz Starlera, Val Cristallina, Grisons, Switzerland

Orthoclase var. Adularia with Chlorite coating from Piz Starlera, Val Cristallina, Grisons, Switzerland

Orthoclase var. Adularia with Chlorite coating from Piz Starlera, Val Cristallina, Grisons, Switzerland

Orthoclase var. Adularia with Chlorite coating from Piz Starlera, Val Cristallina, Grisons, Switzerland

Orthoclase var. Adularia with Chlorite coating from Piz Starlera, Val Cristallina, Grisons, Switzerland

DESCRIPTION:No. 69885
Mineral:Orthoclase var. Adularia with Chlorite coating
Locality:Piz Starlera, Val Cristallina, Grisons, Switzerland
Description:Sharp, well-crystallized adularia crystal, the low-temperature variety of orthoclase feldspar, coated on all surfaces with green chlorite microcrystals. The chlorite coating is thin and when illuminated from the rear the adularia exhibits translucency. Ex. John Geiges collection #416, acquired in 1995 from B. Butkowski; ex. R. E. Grant collection #29
Overall Size:5x3x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 38 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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