Muscovite on Quartz - Mineral Specimen


The most common of the Mica Group minerals, muscovite is typically found as massively crystalline material in "books" or in flaky grains as a constituent of many rock types. It is clear with a pearly luster on cleavage faces, often having a sparkly look in rocks. This example was excavated in Pakistan.

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95x65x60mm, 165g approx