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Titanite & K Feldspar

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Titanite & K Feldspar

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Description
Locality: 
Vizze Valley, South Tirol, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.7 × 6.5 × 3.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.60cm
Weight: 
75.00gr
Description

A dozen of olive green titanite crystals (up to 6 mm) emerges from a carpet of whitish K-Feldspar. Etched, rhombohedral calcite, chlorite and quartz complete the paragenesis.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Titanite

Formula: 
CaTi(SiO4)O
Strunz: 
9.AG.15
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Titanite occurrence, Hauzenberg, Lower Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany

K Feldspar

Synonym Of: 

Microcline

Formula: 
KAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.30
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5

Orthoclase

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

Sanidine

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

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Minerals on auction are from worldwide locations, with a special focus on Italian classics.

Specimens offered are of high quality for different kinds of collectors and are always shown throught the best possible picture in order to present all their features.

Returns will be accepted within 15 days of receipt of goods. All we ask is that you contact us directly by e-mail within 15 days if the item(s) you receive has some problem. A refund for the purchase price less shipping will be issued as soon as we receive the item(s) back in unaltered condition . Please pack them to survive the trip. Sorry, shipping and insurance charges are not refundable. Postage for returned merchandise is at your cost.

Please note that we will not accept returns after 15 days, nor will we accept them unless we have first received notification from you of your intentions.