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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 18820
Mineral:Siderite and Cryolite
Locality:Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland (Type Locality for Cryolite)
Description:Two specimens (with original museum label) of white cryolite and brown siderite crystals from the famous mine in Greenland. Good old specimen dating to the 1880s. A historic specimen from this famous mine that originally opened in 1854. Ex. Westtown School (West Chester, Pa.) Collection no. 6448-9, donated by Walter M. and Alfred B. Jones (1843-?).
Overall Size:6-8 cm
Crystals:5-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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