A New Occurrence and a Structural Interpretation of the Sanidine Nevada Twin

G. Sabatier
Centre de Recherches sur la Synthèse et la Chimie des Minéraux Rue de la Ferdlerie 45045 Orleans-Cedex, France

Summary: A new example of the Nevada twin from the Mont-Dore (Massif Central, France) is described. A structural interpretation of the twin is given assuming a (02¯1) composition plane parallel with the chains of the feldspar structure.

Mineralogical Magazine; March 1973 v. 39; no. 301; p. 54-57; DOI: 10.1180/minmag.1973.039.301.07
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