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Gem Orthoclase

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Gem Orthoclase

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Description
Locality: 
Niaslo, Basha Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 3.5 × 3 cm
Description

Well terminated gemmy orthoclase from Alpine metamorphic-type deposits at Niaslo Village , Bashah Valley , Skardu , Pakistan.

There is no damage except minor etching.

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Orthoclase

Formula: 
KAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.30
Hardness: 
6.0
Streak: 
White
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