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Garnierite (mixture of hydrous nickel silicates) from Mines de Boubouilleurs, Noumea, New Caledonia

 
Garnierite (mixture of hydrous nickel silicates) from Mines de Boubouilleurs, Noumea, New Caledonia

Garnierite (mixture of hydrous nickel silicates) from Mines de Boubouilleurs, Noumea, New Caledonia

DESCRIPTION:No. 20508
Mineral:Garnierite (mixture of hydrous nickel silicates)
Locality:Mines de Boubouilleurs, Noumea, New Caledonia
Description:Bright green mass of various hydrous nickel silicates (nepouite or pecoraite or willemseite or pimelite) known as Garnierite. The surface has rounded, botryoidal shapes. The bottom has some sort of epoxy base, possibly to stabilize the friable specimen. Ex. Robert C. Linck (1905-1970)
Overall Size:9x4.5x2 cm
Crystals:2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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