Muscovite, Albite
Rist Mine (North America Emerald Mines), Hiddenite, Alexander Co., North Carolina, USA
Small Cabinet, 8.0 x 7.3 x 4.2 cm
A sculptural and very dramatic, winged specimen of intergrown, translucent and highly lustrous muscovite plates from the famous Rist Mine of North Carolina. And they are beautifully accented by a scattering of snow-white albite crystals. Ex. Ed David Collection.