ID 20159

This albite was found by my father about 25 years ago at Seiland, Finnmark, Norway.

It weight is 80 grams, and it measures  40 x 62 x 38 mm.

 

Translucent moonstone (rare variety of albite) crystals exhibiting an amazing 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.

It is very rare to find, and when I search on Mindat, I can only find two places in the world with Albite Moonstone (Seiland is not mentioned as one of them):
https://www.mindat.org/min-27190.html


If you find other albite moonstones for sale, you will also see that they are pretty expensive compared to the ones I am selling. 

 

The specimen contains two twin crystals of Albite Moonstone. There is beautiful blue color in both of them. One of the also got some yellow color if you look from another angle, and both got some golden effect.

The Albite Moonstones from Seiland got different degree of intensity, on some other specimens you need extra strong light to see the effect. This one got a rather strong intensity.

It will help if you use extra strong light, but you will also see the effect in normal daylight (you will need the right angle to see it).

Please watch video to get a better view: https://youtu.be/PumIKIEKx_A
The video and the pictures where you see the effect are taken with extra strong light, because it is hard to catch on movie/pictures.

62 mm Albite Moonstone from Seiland, Finnmark, Norway

$124,99Price
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