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Microcline in Quartz

#AH53594

Microcline in Quartz

#AH53594
Availability
Available
Price
$35.00
Size
5.5 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
KAlSi3O8 (RRUFF)
Locality
Gillette quarry, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, United States

A stuborn subject as it would not stay focused! The Microcline crystal (2cm) is stark white color with a complex faces and a green tourmaline crystals to 7mm alongside in slightly smoky Quartz.

Collected in 1945 by Hampson.

Microcline

Formula
KAlSi3O8 
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Blocky, Crystalline - Coarse, Prismatic 
Cleavage
Perfect, Good, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
bluish green, green, gray, grayish yellow, yellowish 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

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