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||Orthoclase - $12
Rock Springs Canyon, Organ District, Organ Mountains, Doña Ana County, New Mexico
Miniature - 5.0 x 4.2 x 3.7 cm
Specimen status: Available Send an email with specimen number to order
A group of opaque, snow white orthoclase crystals, with individual crystals reaching 2.9 cm in size. The crystals are sharply formed and have glassy luster. At least one crystal - a larger one near the summit - exhibits Baveno twinning. Peppered with a patches of a dark, unidentified mica group mineral. Displays nicely on the flat base where removed from matrix. No damage.