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Orthoclase from
Rosina vein, San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy

Mineral Species
Species:Orthoclase
Formula:K(AlSi3O8)
Description
Comments:Common potassium feldspar was once universally called orthoclase, but that structural state needs confirmation in granite pegmatites.
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Unconfirmed/Questioned
References
References:P. Orlandi, F. Pezzotta (1996) - Minerali dell’Isola d’Elba - Ed. Novecento Grafico, Bergamo, 245 pp.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Spessartine7 photos of Orthoclase associated with Spessartine at this locality.
Quartz3 photos of Orthoclase associated with Quartz at this locality.
Elbaite3 photos of Orthoclase associated with Elbaite at this locality.
Albite2 photos of Orthoclase associated with Albite at this locality.
Lepidolite2 photos of Orthoclase associated with Lepidolite at this locality.
Schorl1 photo of Orthoclase associated with Schorl at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Orthoclase data
Locality Data:Click here to view Rosina vein, San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy
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