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Fluor-schorl Microcline & Albite

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Fluor-schorl Microcline & Albite

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Description
Locality: 
Lake Boga Granite Quarry, Lake Boga, Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
6.2 × 9.7 × 5 cm
Description

Terminated microcline crystals are topped with the unnamed F analogue of schorl with albite crystals from the Lake Boga Quarry in far north Victoria

An old time specimen , most likely collected in the 1970's

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Fluor-schorl

Formula: 
Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Strunz: 
9.CK.
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Le Cave, Grasstein, Fortezza (Franzensfeste), Sarentine Alps (Sarntal Alps), Bolzano Province (South Tyrol), Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy

Microcline

Formula: 
KAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.30
Crystal System: 
Triclinic - Pinacoidal
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway

Albite

Formula: 
NaAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.35
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Finnbo (Finbo), Falun, Dalarna, Sweden
Earthstones Australia

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