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Mineral Specimen No. 55386:
Bixbyite from Route 59 road cut, 20 miles northwest of Winston, Sierra County, New Mexico.

This mineral specimen of Bixbyite from Route 59 road cut, 20 miles northwest of Winston, Sierra County, New Mexico is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 55386:

Minerals Species: Bixbyite.
Location of mineral deposit: Route 59 road cut, 20 miles northwest of Winston, Sierra County, New Mexico.
Description: Lustrous black bixbyite on tan-colored rhyolite with minor opal and sanidine in small cavities from a one-time find during road construction. The bixbyite is cubic with octahedral {111} corner faces modified by secondary edge faces {112, 121, 211, etc.}. No damage is visible to the unaided eye, but minor damage is visible under 20x magnification.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 20x18x15 mm.
Size of individual crystals: 3 mm
Price: $24 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Bixbyite from Route 59 road cut, 20 miles northwest of Winston, Sierra County, New Mexico

Mineral Specimens: Bixbyite from Route 59 road cut, 20 miles northwest of Winston, Sierra County, New Mexico

Mineral Specimens: Bixbyite from Route 59 road cut, 20 miles northwest of Winston, Sierra County, New Mexico

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