I’m about to move back to the USA from Norway, and have been coming
across what seems to be the equivalent of Unakite here in Norway for
years…It’s all over the place here, most of the rock around here
is made up of some mixture of feldspar and other minerals. Anyway…I
made a point of collecting some yesterday, and while some has the
typical olive and pink look to it, some is a MUCH darker green
epidote and salmon colored feldspar. Would this still be considered
unakite? I have pictures at
There are two samples of they typical and one of the dark to compare.
There is a 4th rock in the picture which is a feldspar/quartz/biotite
and garnet matrix I found part way to Oslo. Much of the “Cunakite” I
picked up had been crushed for filler rock on roads or in stone dumps
from construction work (tunnels etc).
Any feedback welcome. Just wondering if I should grab some more
before I move!