Orthoclase after Leucite
Orthoclase after Leucite Orthoclase after Leucite Orthoclase after Leucite
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Orthoclase after Leucite (Ref: ST746)

Kalehoyuk, Kaman District, Kırşehir Province, Turkey
67mm x 62mm x 60mm
minID: 0R1-Y22
Highly interesting and uncommon pseudomorph of Orthoclase that has replaced a large, sharp, single Leucite crystal. The crystal is a complete trapezohedron with relatively sharp crystals faces all around. Comes with an old Minerals Unlimited label.
Data last checked on 21st Jan 2022 - specimen may no longer be available

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* price is an approximate conversion and may not be accurate.

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