Orthoclase and Microcline Photos 
Cochise College               
Photos of Minerals
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Roger Weller, geology instructor

wellerr@cochise.edu     copyright 2010-R.Weller 

orthoclase, microscopic view in granite slab-2
Orthoclase is the pale pink mineral. 
Cleavage planes and perthitic structure are also present.

orthoclase                                                                                                                                      1264
Photo is copyright free for non-commercial educational uses.
Just credit photo to R.Weller/Cochise College.