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Microcline

Dr. Ing. H. Maucher, Munich
With Antique Label

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Description
Locality: 
Klein Spitzkopje, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 1.9 × 1.3 cm
Description

A sharp, textbook carlsbad-twinned microcline from Kleine Spitzkopje, Namibia. Comes with a handwritten early 20th century label of Dr. Ing. H. Maucher, Munich.

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
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