Schorl Crystal Specimen with Feldspar and Iron Oxide NAM 022

Schorl crystal specimen with feldspar and iron oxide

Measurements:  120 x 100 x 65 mm

Description:  A schorl crystal specimen (variety foitite) with shiny facets amongst a sprinkling of whitish feldspar, mostly on one side. 

The other side has some iron oxide on some parts of the schorl. 

The specimen, which displays well on a flat surface, all-round, has a few large contact marks.

Weight of Specimen:  794 g

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 022

R 650


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