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Sanidine

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Description
Locality: 
Kakourou, Aridhaia, Pélla, Central Macedonia, Greece
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 2.1 × 1.2 cm
Description

Perfect carlsbad-twin of sanidine with a little bit of matrix on it. The matrix can be cleaned-off leaving the twinned crystal as a floater as these twins grew inside the matrix which is brittle and easy to remove.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sanidine

Formula: 
KAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.30
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic - Prismatic
Hardness: 
6.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Drachenfels, Königswinter, Siebengebirge, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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