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Powellite from Tonopah Divide Mine, Esmeralda County, Nevada

 
Powellite from Tonopah Divide Mine, Esmeralda County, Nevada

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Powellite from Tonopah Divide Mine, Esmeralda County, Nevada

DESCRIPTION:No. 20410
Mineral:Powellite
Locality:Tonopah Divide Mine, Esmeralda County, Nevada
Description:Many thin crystals of translucent, yellow-brown powellite on brown matrix. The powellite fluoresces under UV illumination. With old Gage label indicating the specimen was purchased from Foshag (1984-1956) in 1924 for $8. Ex. Robert C. Linck (1905-1970); Ex.Robert B. Gage (1875-1946)
Overall Size:4.5x3.5x2 cm
Crystals:4-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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