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Artinite from Spring Street Excavation, Staten Island, New York City, New York

 
Artinite from Spring Street Excavation, Staten Island, New York City, New York

Artinite from Spring Street Excavation, Staten Island, New York City, New York

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Artinite from Spring Street Excavation, Staten Island, New York City, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 24475
Mineral:Artinite
Locality:Spring Street Excavation, Staten Island, New York City, New York
Description:Greenish serpentine matrix coated on one face with white needles of artinite. The artinite fluoresces white under UV illumination. A good specimen from an old find ca. 1972. Ex. L. Russianoff collection
Overall Size:9x7x6 cm
Crystals:1-2 mm
Status: For reference only
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