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Sphene Crystals on Matrix

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Item: sphm101
2.5" x 2" x 1.6"
(6.3cm x 5.1cm x 4cm)
Gilgit, Pakistan
Price: $46.50
This specimen has 5 lime-green sphene crystals showing monoclinic form with resinous to vitreous luster and measuring from 4mm to 7mm long. Most of these sphene crystals have perfect terminations and transparent areas. One shows well developed twinning. There also are dozens of well terminated white albite crystals (triclinic), the largest of which measure from 8mm to 9mm in size.

Twinned Sphene Crystal on Muscovite

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Item: sphm103
1.9" x 1.5" x 1.1"
(4.8cm x 3.8cm x 2.8cm)
Gilgit, Pakistan
Price: $38.50
This specimen has a semi-transparent twinned sphene crystal measuring 8mm x 7mm x 5mm with resinous luster. Most of its terminations are in perfect condition.

Twinned Sphene Crystal on Matrix

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Item: sphm104
2.3" x 1.6" x 1.3"
(5.8cm x 4cm x 3.3cm)
Gilgit, Pakistan
Price: $71.25
This specimen has a semi-transparent twinned sphene crystal measuring 14mm long (0.55 inches) with resinous to vitreous luster. Its terminations are in perfect condition. See also a close-up photo showing the twinning. There also are dozens of terminated white calcite crystals measuring up to 15mm in size.

Sphene Crystals on Matrix

This unique item is sold.
Item: sphm102
2" x 1.3" x 1.2"
(5.1cm x 3.3cm x 3cm)
Gilgit, Pakistan
Price: $46.50
This specimen has dozens of monoclinic sphene crystals with resinous luster and transparency varying from semi-transparent to transparent. Five of these sphene crystals measure from 8mm to 10mm long, and some show evidence of twinning. The matrix is a mass of intergrown white albite crystals, most of which are almost completely covered with minute crystals of a micaceous mineral. There also are several white calcite crystals measuring up to 8mm in size.
 


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