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Bentorite from Hatrurim Formation, Arad, Israel (Type Locality for Bentorite)

 
Bentorite from Hatrurim Formation, Arad, Israel (Type Locality for Bentorite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 21867
Mineral:Bentorite
Locality:Hatrurim Formation, Arad, Israel (Type Locality for Bentorite)
Description:Lilac-colored microcrystals of bentorite coating on face of matrix from the collection of G. Weingarten, well known collector of minerals from Israel. For more information see Israel Journal of Earth Sciences Vol. 29, Nos. 1-2, 1980. Ex. Joe Cilen (1916-1997) #16990; Ex. Garry Weingarten
Overall Size:25x15x15 mm
Crystals:micro
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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