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Albite and Rhodochrosite

#PD33463

Albite and Rhodochrosite

#PD33463
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 4.5 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
KAlSi3O8 (RRUFF)
Locality
Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville Co., Quebec, Canada

Beautiful, lustrous pink Albite, variety Cleavelandite, crystals to 3mm throughout this specimen with minor Rhodocrosite. The original Ernie Schlichter tag identifies this as Microcline, however I believe it to be Albite.

Albite

Formula
NaAlSi3O8 
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Blocky, Striated, Granular 
Cleavage
Perfect, Good, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
white, gray, greenish gray, bluish green, gray 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
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