Dragon Minerals - Update December 27, 2018

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28549: Microcline - Baveno twin - $40
Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Cabinet - 13.3 x 6.1 x 5.9 cm (5.2 x 2.4 x 2.3 inches)
Weight - 820 grams (1.81 pounds)
Specimen status - Available     Send an email to order

A rather large, single microcline crystal, with good luster and (in some places) stepped growth features providing a somewhat rough surface. Baveno twinning is easily discernible. Minor shiny muscovite and black tourmaline also present. Sits upright as shown without needing a stand, but a small stand would improve its stability. Although the growth is somewhat irregular, I don't see anything that I'd call damage.








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