Geo Advent Calendar Day 13

Wolves are my favourite animal so I’m glad I’ve managed to work them into a post. I decided to post this specimen on the day of a full moon since this little wolf is carved from moonstone and there’s the famous myth that wolves howl at the moon.

Accession Number M0016
Status Accessioned
Specimen Type Mineral
Brief Description Moonstone
Full Description A howling wolf carved from moonstone, an intergrowth of albite and orthoclase which causes a visual effect called adularescence
Quantity 1
Age (Ma) ?
Location Unknown
Acquisition Method Purchased
Acquisition Details Little Gems, 2a Mount Street, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 9DB, England – price unknown
Acquisition Date  2014-03-15

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