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Sunstone, sometimes also known as aventurine feldspar, it owes its attractiveness to the inclusions of red, orange and occasionally green thin platy crystals of goethite or hematite which are disseminated in parallel orientation through the near colorless matrix. The inclusions give the mineral a rich reddish-brown color with spectacular colorful.

Fluorite Locality: Rosiclare level, Denton Mine, Goose Creek Mine Group, Harris Creek Sub-District, Hardin County, Illinois,

Strengite: Pink, bladed, stellate spray of strengite crystals on matrix. Location: Indian Mountain, Cherokee County, Alabama, USA.. Via Stefanie Falcon

Hematite with Andradite Garnet from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, South Africa [http://img.irocks.com/pics/k234a.jpg]