Green Tourmaline on Quartz Matrix - Unique #8 Albite is a versatile feldspar that can grow in different varieties. The variety in this specimen is a blocky type known as microcline. Microcline is an orthoclase variety in the form of step-like blades. There are also tiny brown spots of pegmatite, which looks like cinnamon sprinkled all over the specimen. This is a unique piece with very interesting-looking albite microcline, and an impressive specimen of nature’s ability to create beautiful geological works of art. Note: This product is fragile and should be handled with care.