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Microcline With Epidote

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Microcline With Epidote

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Description
Locality: 
Leveaniemi Iron Mine, Svappavaara, Lappland, Sweden
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9 × 6.5 × 3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.80cm
Description

Massive microcline specimen with nice, pinkish crystals up to 2.8 cm, sprinkleed with little epidote crystals - even on the backside.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Microcline

Formula: 
KAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.30
Crystal System: 
Triclinic - Pinacoidal
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway

Epidote

Formula: 
{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Strunz: 
9.BG.05a
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.0
Streak: 
Colorless
Type Locality: 
Bourg d'Oisans, Isère, Rhône-Alpes, France...

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