Mineral Specimen #3840 Adularia with Included Chlorite
Wana, South Waziristan, Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Pakistan
A semi gemmy crystal of Adularia (K Feldspar) which is colored a light gray/green with inclusions of Chlorite. The Chlorite is in the form of long, thin, fibrous crystals. The front of the specimen has a high glassy luster and a striated surface. The surface of one side of the specimen is composed of flat sections which also have a high glassy luster. On the other side and on the bottom of the specimen, the Chlorite gives the surface a fibrous aspect.
The specimen is in good condition but there is some minor chipping on the dges and a few internal fractures.