• Albite var. Pericline
  • Albite var. Pericline
Rare Minerals

Albite var. Pericline

$250.00   €209  £180.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC21095
Pericline is a variety of Albite feldspar which occurs as elongated milky-white crystals, extended on their b-axis.  This beautiful small cabinet specimen is from a typical Alpine-cleft deposit in the Pfitsch Pass at Zamser Grund in North Tyrol, Austria.  The Pericline crystals attain 2 cm on the upper display surface, and on what would be considered the underside or base, one crystal measures 2.5 cm.  This reverse side has been left essentially uncleaned, with a chocolate-buff mica and clay-rich infilling between the Pericline crystals.  A beautiful example of this seldom-seen Albite variety and accompanied with a splendid old German label.

Details

Dimensions
7.1 × 7.2 × 3.7 cm
Categories
Rare Minerals, Silicates
Locality
Pfitsch Pass, Zamser Grund, Zillertal, North Tyrol, Austria, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
variety Pericline, Albite

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