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Beautiful Muscovite Flower Sheets Microcline Feldspar Pakistan 116g

This is a beautiful flower-like, vitreous, pearly Muscovite with Microcline / Feldspar specimen presenting gorgeous sheets of hexagonal and pseudohexagonal crystals emanating flashes of light from the shiny surfaces. 3.32" x 2.68" x 2.02" or 84.5mm x 68.1mm x 51.3mm   The silvery-gray sheets of Muscovite in this fine specimen are reminiscent of the petals of a flower; in this occurrence as if many petals of flowers grew on top of each other. The layering and sometimes random stacking and overall swirling presentation of the Muscovite crystals in this specimen is very aesthetic. We love the outstanding fanning structure of the Muscovite crystals in this fine specimen. As is common in Muscovite from this location, there is minor scuffing evident on some of the crystals edges, a result of the typical extraction process when collected from the pegmatites, certainly not diminishing the beauty of this excellent specimen. A light dusting of iron oxide appears on some of the crystals near and on the underside of the specimen. You'll appreciate the fascinating structure of this specimen when you view it from every angle, including the underside! This is a fine cabinet size collector specimen of Muscovite that displays very attractively. 116 grams.  Free domestic shipping. Click to buy.  

The source for this Muscovite is the Shigar Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan.

Weight: 116 grams.  Measurements are: 3.32" x 2.68" x 2.02" or 84.5mm x 68.1mm x 51.3mm

^^^Some interesting early uses for Muscovite are jewelry and glitter for cosmetics. An initial use of Muscovite was for window panes.  Today Muscovite / sheet mica is utilized for insulators and capacitors in electrical and electronics applications.

This is a beautiful flower-like, vitreous, pearly Muscovite with Microcline / Feldspar specimen presenting gorgeous sheets of hexagonal and pseudohexagonal crystals emanating flashes of light from the shiny surfaces. 3.32" x 2.68" x 2.02" or 84.5mm x 68.1mm x 51.3mm   The silvery-gray sheets of Muscovite in this fine specimen are reminiscent of the petals of a flower; in this occurrence as if many petals of flowers grew on top of each other. The layering and sometimes random stacking and overall swirling presentation of the Muscovite crystals in this specimen is very aesthetic. We love the outstanding fanning structure of the Muscovite crystals in this fine specimen. As is common in Muscovite from this location, there is minor scuffing evident on some of the crystals edges, a result of the typical extraction process when collected from the pegmatites, certainly not diminishing the beauty of this excellent specimen. A light dusting of iron oxide appears on some of the crystals near and on the underside of the specimen. You'll appreciate the fascinating structure of this specimen when you view it from every angle, including the underside! This is a fine cabinet size collector specimen of Muscovite that displays very attractively. 116 grams.  Free domestic shipping. Click to buy.  

The source for this Muscovite is the Shigar Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan.

Weight: 116 grams.  Measurements are: 3.32" x 2.68" x 2.02" or 84.5mm x 68.1mm x 51.3mm

^^^Some interesting early uses for Muscovite are jewelry and glitter for cosmetics. An initial use of Muscovite was for window panes.  Today Muscovite / sheet mica is utilized for insulators and capacitors in electrical and electronics applications.

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