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Cryolite with Siderite, Galena from Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland (Type Locality for Cryolite)

 
Cryolite with Siderite, Galena from Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland (Type Locality for Cryolite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 18478
Mineral:Cryolite with Siderite, Galena
Locality:Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland (Type Locality for Cryolite)
Description:Large mass of colorless cryolite with several crystals of metallic galena and rhombic brown siderite are included in the cryolite. A historic specimen from this famous mine that originally opened in 1854.
Overall Size:13x7x6 cm
Crystals:5-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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