Sunstone – India
£1.50 – £2.40
Sunstone mineral specimens from India, in a quartz matrix, sunstone is a variation of plagioclase feldspar, the mineral is well known as gemstone due to the spangled reflective appearance it has in the light and takes a high polish. This colouraiton is due to the presence of red copper. Samples are available in two sizes and supplied in card tray with a data label.
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 in two sizes only, the samples will come supplied in a card tray with an information label.