Schorl and Feldspar Specimen – NAM 008

Schorl crystal cluster with feldspar sprinkling

Measurements:  125 x 125 x 100 mm

Description:  A beautiful schorl specimen (variety foitite) with shiny facets partly covered by a sprinkling of various shades of feldspar.

The specimen has very little damage - only a few small nicks, and where it parted from its matrix. It displays well on a flat surface, all-round.

Weight of Specimen:  1.428 kg

Chemical Composition:  NaFe2+3Al6Si6O18(BO3)3(OH)4  (schorl)
8  (feldspar)                             

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (schorl)  7.5
 6 - 6.5

Location:  Erongo Mountains, Erongo Region, Namibia.

Specimen Code:  NAM 008

R 3 200

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