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Microcline With Cleavelandite & Schorl

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Microcline With Cleavelandite & Schorl

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Description
Locality: 
Chilas, Diamar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10 × 6 × 4.5 cm
Description

An attractive well terminated , lustrous , twined microcline incombination with cleavelandite & schorl.

Undamaged.

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

Cleavelandite

Variety Of: 

Albite

Formula: 
NaAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.35
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Hardness: 
0.0

Schorl

Formula: 
Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Strunz: 
9.CK.05
Hardness: 
7.0
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