Where did the name andesine sunstone come from?

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  • The recently discovered andesine should not be confused with Oregon sunstone, a plagioclase feldspar which is has a shiny metallic "schiller" or glitter caused by light reflections from tiny hematite or goethite or copper platelets. The name andesine comes from its discovery in the Andes of South America.

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