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Mineral Specimen No. 79923:
Microcline (Carlsbad-law twins) for sale from Maroon Bells, Elk Mountains, southwest of Aspen, Pitkin County and Gunnison County, Colorado.

This mineral specimen Microcline (Carlsbad-law twins) from Maroon Bells, Elk Mountains, southwest of Aspen, Pitkin County and Gunnison County, Colorado is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 79923:

Mineral Species: Microcline (Carlsbad-law twins).
Location of origin: Maroon Bells, Elk Mountains, southwest of Aspen, Pitkin County and Gunnison County, Colorado.
Description: Rare matrix specimen of microcline crystals that are twinned following the Carlsbad Law of feldspar twinning. These microcline crystals were phenocrysts that weathered out of solid granite. The microcline crystals were restored to the matrix with glue. The specimen was extracted from solid rock, not from a cavity, resulting in minor surface imperfections where the surrounding matrix was removed. Collected ca. 1980.
Overall size: 6.5x4x3 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 36 mm
Price: $22 (plus shipping).

Mineral Microcline (Carlsbad-law twins) for sale from Maroon Bells, Elk Mountains, southwest of Aspen, Pitkin County and Gunnison County, Colorado

Detail view of mineral Microcline (Carlsbad-law twins) for sale from Maroon Bells, Elk Mountains, southwest of Aspen, Pitkin County and Gunnison County, Colorado

Detail view of mineral Microcline (Carlsbad-law twins) for sale from Maroon Bells, Elk Mountains, southwest of Aspen, Pitkin County and Gunnison County, Colorado

Detail view of mineral Microcline (Carlsbad-law twins) for sale from Maroon Bells, Elk Mountains, southwest of Aspen, Pitkin County and Gunnison County, Colorado

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