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RM3009   Pericline (var. Albite), Ilmenite, clinochlore and quartz

Auernig, Mallnitz, Spittal an der Drau, Carinthia, Austria

Very remarkable specimen formed by several aggregates of pericline crystals, a variety of albite, well faceted, defined and with striated faces. It is worth highlighting numerous very brilliant ilmenite crystals in this specimen, with well-defined hexagonal shape. Ilmenite is an unusual species in this locality in the words of the owner of the original collection, Rudolf Hasler (Bleiberg-Kreuth). They are accompanied by groups of clinochlore and quartz crystals. It belongs from the collection of Peter Seroka (Girona), with label.

Size: 10.1 x 9 x 6.6 cm.
Main crystal: 1.9 cm.
Found in ±2011.

Col. R. Hasler; Col. P. Seroka (#694, 2013)