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Oligoclase Sunstone – Norway

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Oligoclase sunstone mineral specimens found in Norway, a variation of feldspar and often found alongside orthoclase, they are often present in granitic, syenite or dioritic pluntonic environments. The mineral has a schiller effect, reflecting light in strange ways. Available in two sizes and supplied in a card tray with a label, a rare mineral specimen to add to your collection.

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Oligoclase sunstone mineral specimens found in Norway. Sunstone is a variety of feldspar that has schiller effect when hit in a certain way by light, shinning and reflecting back at you. The orange and brown background minerals contain small hematite crystals both of which give it a sparkling appearance. This type of sunstone is oligoclase sunstone which has an apperance similar to that of aventurine and often forms alongside orthoclase, another feldspar mineral which is pink in colour and is often found in plutonic environments where igneous rocks such as granite, syenite, and diorite are present. These samples are available in two sizes only and come supplied in a card tray with an information label.

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Weight 450 g
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