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Axinite Quartz & Orthoclase

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Axinite Quartz & Orthoclase

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Description
Locality: 
Seula Mine, Mount Camoscio, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 5.5 × 2.5 cm
Description

Pink orthoclase and white albite crystals host a smoky quartz crystal and dozens of purple axinite crystals

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Axinite

Group Parent: 
Axinite Group

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

Orthoclase

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