Albite Moonstone from Skarvebukta, Seiland, Finnmark, Norway
Size: 65x108x82 mm (642 gr.)
The specimen contains to giant Albite crystals in matrix. One of them is complete, while the other one got damages at the backside.
This Albite has Moonstone effect, but the intensity is very weak on this one. You will need both extra light and the right angle to spot the moonstone effect. It's a bit hard to find, but you will see on the video where it is.
Translucent moonstone (rare variety of Albite) crystals exhibiting blue Schiller-effect typical of moonstone. Moonstone is a pearly and opalescent variety of Microcline, it is common to find it in large masses, but not crystallized.
Please watch the video for a better view.
The video and the 2 first pictures were taken with extra strong light.
The specimen was found in the 1980's.