Specimen #349

Name: Albite var Pericline with Chlorite

Type: Mineral

Locality: Bolzano, Italy

Favorite? N

Fluorescent? N

Size: 7.1 x 5.3 x 5.3 cm


Acquired: 2007-01-21

Source: Trinity: aarockshop

Label: N

Comment: Here's a Albite specimen from Italy that displays an unusual form of twinning - Pericline. The twinning occurs along a plane nearly parallel to the "c" face. This piece is made up of a mass of albite xl's to 1cm with a druzy coating of chlorite.

Minerals: Albite (NaAlSi3O8) Chlorite

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