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Object Name Orthoclase
Variety
Object Description Very large isolated cleavage block of tan orthoclase feldspar with approximately 90 degree cleavage around the short axis and 120/60 degree angles around the long axis. This sample is included in the Catalogue of the Collection of Minerals in the College of S. C. and can be found on page 81. It was a part of the college's original acquisition from Thomas Cooper in 1821.
Collector Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839
Place of Origin Pennsylvania/Philadelphia County/Philadelphia/Germantown
People Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839
Search Terms Catalogue of the Collection of Minerals in the College of S. C.
Dimensions H-6.14 W-6.53 L-16 cm
Catalog Number 11147