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Orthoclase

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Orthoclase

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Description
Locality: 
Spitzkopje Area, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.1 × 3.8 × 4.1 cm
Description

A sharp terminated, partly glossy crystal in textbook shape. Well developed all around and more uncommon in this dark red-brown color.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Orthoclase

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