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Galaxite and Alleghanyite from Bald Knob, Alleghany County, North Carolina (Type Locality for Galaxite and Alleghanyite)

 
Galaxite and Alleghanyite from Bald Knob, Alleghany County, North Carolina (Type Locality for Galaxite and Alleghanyite)

Galaxite and Alleghanyite from Bald Knob, Alleghany County, North Carolina (Type Locality for Galaxite and Alleghanyite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 27469
Mineral:Galaxite and Alleghanyite
Locality:Bald Knob, Alleghany County, North Carolina (Type Locality for Galaxite and Alleghanyite)
Description:Small (.1 mm) crystals of black galaxite in quartz matrix with red-brown alleghanyite from the type locality for both mineral species. Ex. A. Lincoln Sherk II, MD. (1896-1970)
Overall Size:3x3x2 cm
Crystals:.1 mm
Status: For reference only
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