Aegerine, Quartz and Feldspar on Matrix OTH 015

Delicate aegerine needles on matrix

Measurements:  90 x 63 x 40 mm

Description:  Delicate needles of aegerine, with quartz and microline feldspar, share a matrix of quartz and feldspar. 

The specimen has a few nicks.

Weight of Specimen:  168 g

Chemical Composition:  NaFe3+(Si2O6)  (aegerine)
                                        SiO
2  (quartz)
                                         KAlSi3O8  (feldspar) 

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (aegerine)  6
                                           (quartz)  7
                                          (feldspar)  6 - 6.5


Location:  Zomba, Malawi.

Specimen Code:  OTH 015

R 350

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