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Laumontite from Pine Creek Mine, 29 km west of Bishop, Inyo County, California

 
Laumontite from Pine Creek Mine, 29 km west of Bishop, Inyo County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 30053
Mineral:Laumontite
Locality:Pine Creek Mine, 29 km west of Bishop, Inyo County, California
Description:Elongated laumontite crystal partially overgrown with stilbite microcrystals. The golden color is due to urethane coating applied 30 years ago to prevent degradation due to the laumontite dehydrating. Could be soaked off in acetone.
Overall Size:8x1x.7 cm
Crystals:8 cm
Status: For reference only
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