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Adularia With Epidote & Byssolite

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Adularia With Epidote & Byssolite

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Description
Locality: 
Alchuri, Shigar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Size Range: 
Museum (18cm plus)
Size: 
5 × 18.4 × 15.5 cm
Description

A beautiful large nice plat of translucent terminated adularia. In combination there are epidot and byssolite both side (front and back) of the specimen. At back side there is epidot crystal of 3.5 cm .

The adularia crystals don't have any damages only two crystals have some natural marks.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Adularia

Formula: 
KAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.30
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6 Ortho - clase

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...

Byssolite

Variety Of: 

Amphibole Supergroup

Formula: 
AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Hardness: 
0.0
Hardness: 
0.0