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Microcline (Baveno Law twin) with Quartz and Hyalite Opal from Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italy (Type Locality for Baveno twin habit)

 
Microcline (Baveno Law twin) with Quartz and Hyalite Opal from Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italy (Type Locality for Baveno twin habit)

Microcline (Baveno Law twin) with Quartz and Hyalite Opal from Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italy (Type Locality for Baveno twin habit)

Microcline (Baveno Law twin) with Quartz and Hyalite Opal from Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italy (Type Locality for Baveno twin habit)

Microcline (Baveno Law twin) with Quartz and Hyalite Opal from Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italy (Type Locality for Baveno twin habit)

Microcline (Baveno Law twin) with Quartz and Hyalite Opal from Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italy (Type Locality for Baveno twin habit)

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Microcline (Baveno Law twin) with Quartz and Hyalite Opal from Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italy (Type Locality for Baveno twin habit)

DESCRIPTION:No. 74810
Mineral:Microcline (Baveno Law twin) with Quartz and Hyalite Opal
Locality:Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italy (Type Locality for Baveno twin habit)
Description:Lustrous translucent white microcline crystals twinned following the Baveno Law of Feldspar Twinning with quartz and colorless hyalite opal (fluoresces green under UV) overgrowth. The twin plane runs diagonally through the microcline prisms. Ex. Roberto Palumbo (Rome)
Overall Size:5x5x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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