- Microcline, Quartz (Var: Smoky Quartz), Albite
- Cabinet, 11.4 x 6.9 x 4.4 cm
- Papachacra, Belen Department, Catamarca, Argentina
Amazingly sharp, perfectly-formed crystals of microcline - with a fine, pale peach color. Microcline is best-known in its blue variety (amazonite) or as stark white crystals. Here, they are intergrown with smoky quartz points and small, pale clusters of microcrystalline albite.