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Boleite on Montmorillonite from Amelia Mine, Boleo District, near Santa Rosalía, Baja California Sur, Mexico (Type Locality for Boleite)

 
Boleite on Montmorillonite from Amelia Mine, Boleo District, near Santa Rosalía, Baja California Sur, Mexico (Type Locality for Boleite)

Boleite on Montmorillonite from Amelia Mine, Boleo District, near Santa Rosalía, Baja California Sur, Mexico (Type Locality for Boleite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 12311
Mineral:Boleite on Montmorillonite
Locality:Amelia Mine, Boleo District, near Santa Rosalía, Baja California Sur, Mexico (Type Locality for Boleite)
Description:Rare matrix specimen of three dark blue cubo-octahedral boleite crystals to 5 mm in gray montmorillonite clay matrix. The largest boleite is nicely positioned between two smaller boleite on the top of the matrix.
Overall Size:25x22x20 mm
Crystals:2-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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