Albite Photos          
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albite showing plagioclase twinning
 

Albite
last edited:  4/13/16    number of photos:  15
Albite is NaAlSi3O8
Albite is the sodium end member of the plagioclase
feldspars.

Mineral information on albite
Albite comes from the Latin word, albus, meaning white.

photos
albite cleavages:  1  2  3  4                                                                     
albite-cleavelandite:  1  2  3  4
albite-plagioclase twinning:  1  2  3

albite in granite: 
1
 

drawings
albite twinned crystals:  1  2  3


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