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Orthoclase

#AH62797

Orthoclase

#AH62797
Availability
Sold
Size
8 x 5 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
K(AlSi3)O8 (RRUFF)
Locality
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, United States

I know everyone has been waiting for this: A pink chunk of Orthoclase collected in 1945 by Arnold Hampson.

Orthoclase

Formula
K(AlSi3)O8 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Massive - Granular, Blocky 
Cleavage
Perfect, Good, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, greenish, grayish yellow, white, pink 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

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