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RM1052   Orthoclase with epidote/clinozoisite

La Batllòria, Montseny-Montnegre Mts., Sant Celoni, Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain

Group of huge size orthoclase crystals, showing the complex faces. Nice slightly orange color and defined edges and faces. It is accompanied by small crystals of epidote/clinozoisite. It was collected many years ago near of the Montseny massif; this area was well known for orthoclase mineral collectors. A classic from a classic collection. Mr. Daunis and Mrs. Ruscalleda (wife) collection were specialized in Spanish quartz and orthoclase specimens.


Size: 7.5 x 6.0 x 4.3 cm.
Main crystal: 18 x 15 mm.
Found in 1970-80.

 
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