Microcline (Baveno Twin)
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Microcline (Baveno Twin)

Specimen # 101947
Mineral: Microcline (Baveno Twin)
Location: Microcline (Baveno Twin), Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi
Size: 4.0 x 2.2 x 1.6 cm


This is a beautiful Baveno twin of microcline. It is sharp, with nice lustre and a small amount of albite selectively deposited on certain termination faces. In excellent condition, no damage. Fluoresces deep pink-red in shortwave ultraviolet light (fourth photo). A really sweet twin – this is textbook.

Additional information

Dimensions 16 × 40 × 22 cm