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Plancheite from Mindouili, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Type Locality for Plancheite)

 
Plancheite from Mindouili, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Type Locality for Plancheite)

Plancheite from Mindouili, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Type Locality for Plancheite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 13948
Mineral:Plancheite
Locality:Mindouili, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Type Locality for Plancheite)
Description:Blue, chatoyant crusts 3 mm thick of plancheite lining cavity in matrix. When viewed on edge the crusts reveal their structure of many parallel plancheite crystals growing perpendicular to the matrix. Undamaged. Ex. Russ Buckingham collection
Overall Size:4x2x2 cm
Crystals:3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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