Sunstone Photos        
Cochise College                                                           
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Roger Weller, geology instructor                       

wellerr@cochise.edu

 

Sunstone                                                      
last edited:  11/10/17    number of photos:   4                                 
Peridot is a feldspar from Oregon
The reddish color is due to microscopic crystals of copper.
hardness: 6                                                                                                        
 

faceted sunstone

sunstone, faceted:  A  B

 

sunstone, uncut

sunstone cleavage:  A  B

 

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