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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 18935
Mineral:Cryolite
Locality:Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland (Type Locality for Cryolite)
Description:Large specimen of solid cryolite 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. 6161
Overall Size:10x7x6 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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