2.08" Schorl & Feldspar - Erongo Mountains, Namibia

This is a sharp matrix of schorl crystals and feldspar from the Erongo Mountains in Namibia. Although it has broken away from the host rock, the crystal is in overall good shape.

Tourmaline is a crystalline boron silicate mineral compounded with elements such as aluminium, iron, magnesium, sodium, lithium, or potassium. Schorl, or black tourmaline, is the most common form of tourmaline, and has been used for everything from jewelry to piezoelectric guitar pickups.

Feldspars are a group of rock-forming tectosilicate minerals. It is also one of the most common minerals on earth, making up nearly 60% of the crust.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Tourmaline, Feldspar
LOCATION
Erongo Mountains, Namibia
SIZE
2.08x1.42"
CATEGORY
ITEM
#31899