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Orthoclase on Microcline (Baveno Law Twin) from Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italy (Type Locality for Baveno Law of twinned feldspar)

 
Orthoclase on Microcline (Baveno Law Twin) from Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italy (Type Locality for Baveno Law of twinned feldspar)

Orthoclase on Microcline (Baveno Law Twin) from Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italy (Type Locality for Baveno Law of twinned feldspar)

Orthoclase on Microcline (Baveno Law Twin) from Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italy (Type Locality for Baveno Law of twinned feldspar)

DESCRIPTION:No. 70169
Mineral:Orthoclase on Microcline (Baveno Law Twin)
Locality:Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italy (Type Locality for Baveno Law of twinned feldspar)
Description:Single prismatic white microcline feldspar crystal twinned following the Baveno Law of feldspar twinning with the twin plane running diagonally through the center and down the prism faces with overgrowth of colorless orthoclase on the terminations. Ex. W. Keller #9205, acquired in 1985 from P. Renzo
Overall Size:20x8x8 mm
Crystals:1-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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