Natural Feldspar Beads - Picture Collection 36
Rarely seen in West Africa.
Feldspar
 There are many similar types. The sample above: Lunar Ferroan Anorthosite ( Plagioclase Feldspar commonly known as Albite ) was collected by Apollo 16 from the Lunar Highlands near Descartes Crater and is currently on display at the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC, United States.
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The beads below are likely to be Orthoclase Feldspar, which can be white, beige, or pink and although commonly found in many countries, it is especially sought-after when pure white.

Natural Feldspar trade beads

Beautiful beads having a matte surface with a waxy feel and glistening with white crystals
which unfortunately do not show up well on the scan
Strand length 15 ins / 38 cm - Beads from 7 x 22 x 11 to 9 x 31 x 13 mm

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