Orthoclase (twinned)
Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Prov., Piedmont, Italy
Thumbnail, 2.7 x 2.7 x 1.3 cm
Ex. Dr. Alex Schauss

Aesthetic pair of intersecting sharp-edged white terminated crystals, showing stark textbook form and a Baveno twin geometry. From the famous locality, Baveno in Piedmont, Italy, that lends its name to "Baveno" twinned feldspar crystals, and is one of the most well known feldspar localities in the world.