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Plumbian Microcline


Plumbian Microcline

Ex Dr Peter Smith Collection - Polished

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Zinc Corporation Mine, Broken Hill, Yancowinna County, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
9.4 × 7.5 × 2.3 cm

A cut and polished section of deep bright almost jade green coloured plumbian microcline.

The cut and polished faces show the beautiful colour of this peculiar mineral variety from Broken Hill with marbling and imperfections throughout the faces.

The reverse of the piece shows the typical cleavage of the microcline in its natural state.

Something of a relic from Broken Hill however this is not often seen and is beautiful material.

No Labels
Excellent - Locality specimen
Main Display: 
Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Plumbian Microcline

Variety Of: 


6.0 - 6.5

Dr Peter Smith

Wed, 2023-10-04 21:29 -- admin
Some History
Peter Smith

Dr Peter Smith is a Chartered Geologist with over 30 years of experience in earth and environmental sciences. He has a PhD in Geology...

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