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Calcite pseudomorphs after Ikaite (Thinolite formation) from Mono Lake, Mono County, California

 
Calcite pseudomorphs after Ikaite (Thinolite formation) from Mono Lake, Mono County, California

Calcite pseudomorphs after Ikaite (Thinolite formation) from Mono Lake, Mono County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 30459
Mineral:Calcite pseudomorphs after Ikaite (Thinolite formation)
Locality:Mono Lake, Mono County, California
Description:Large cluster of tan-colored calcite pseudomorphs after ikaite. This formation was thought to be a mineral called thinolite, but was discredited after analysis. With handwritten label from Jay Lininger. Ex. Jay Lininger (1939-2004) California reference collection
Overall Size:6x5x3 cm
Crystals:5-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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