Orthoclase

Facet a collectors stone! Rare gem grade Orthoclase from Madagascar.  Buttery yellow stone.

The name "Orthoclase" is derived from the Greek words "orthos," meaning straight or right, and "klasis," meaning fracture, referring to the characteristic right-angle cleavage planes it displays.  A type of potassium feldspar, Orthoclase is one of the most abundant minerals in the Earth's crust!

⁠15.852 grams / 79.26 carats / 28 x 24 x 12.5 mm / clean blocky stone ⁠-

there's a surface interior 'gash' on one side but use that side as the pavilion and it's a non-issue⁠⠀

Estimated Value: $225 - $250

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