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Albite var. Anorthoclase from Mount Erebus, Ross Island, Victoria Land, Antarctica

 
Albite var. Anorthoclase from Mount Erebus, Ross Island, Victoria Land, Antarctica

Albite var. Anorthoclase from Mount Erebus, Ross Island, Victoria Land, Antarctica

DESCRIPTION:No. 69886
Mineral:Albite var. Anorthoclase
Locality:Mount Erebus, Ross Island, Victoria Land, Antarctica
Description:Doubly terminated anorthoclase feldspar crystal with gray weathered surfaces. Anorthoclase is a middle member of a series, and is now an obsolete name, and is probably potassium-rich albite feldspar. A rare mineral specimen from Antarctica. Ex. John Geiges collection #318, acquired in 1993 from Al Tlush (Carousel Gems & Minerals)
Overall Size:7.5x3.5x2 cm
Crystals:75 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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