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Pig's Egg

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A variety of Muscovite

A pseudomorph of fine-grained Muscovite ("Sericite") after Orthoclase, found in kaolinized granite.

Classification of Pig's Egg

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    • England
      • Cornwall
        • St Austell District
          • St Enoder
            • Fraddon
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          • Treverbyn
            • Bugle
    Paul De Bondt collection
        • St Just District
          • St Just
    Rowe, T.P., and Le Neve Foster, C. (1879): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 10, 10-17
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