Sunstone - Kilo Bag

Sunstone - Kilo Bag
Sunstone - Kilo Bag
Excl. Tax: £5.00 Incl. Tax: £6.00

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1 kilo of Sunstone mineral specimens from India, also known as Aventurine Feldspar. Sunstone is a microline form of feldspar that has schiller like labradorite, but with an orange/brown color, and containing small hematite crystals that give the specimen a sparkle at times when angled at the sun or a bright light. Ideal for schools, educational and teaching use, specimens supplied are a range of sizes and come in a strong polythene bag by kilo weight.
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Sunstone is the name given to a variety of plagioclase feldspar, it is a well known gemstone and mineral due to its glittery spangled appearence when viewed from certain angles of light. This reflection is due to the presence of red copper in the form of minute 'scales' within the mineral. These particular specimens are rough and unpolished, they also contain quartz and come from India, available by weight, the samples will come supplied in a polythene bag upto a wieght of 1 kgalong with an information card, the sizes of pieces inside will vary between 20 mm to 50 mm, purchasing by weight is ideal for classes, kits or other events where larger quantities are required for a more cost effective price.
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