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Mineral: feldspar
Gem: orthoclase
Size: 8 mm
Carat: 1.65
Cut: snowflake
Origin: unknown
General Info: The generic term "feldspar" comes from the Germanic term "feldt spat", meaning "mineral with prominent cleavage from the field". It was a prime constituent of many of the rocks over turned by farmers while plowing their fields. The feldspars are made up of three fundamental members and a wide number of chemical mixtures.
Additional Information
Hexagonal outer shape, the design is called “Snowflake” and was cut by the author. Origin of design may be “The Book of Gem Cuts Vol. 3”, I am not certain