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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 30525
Mineral:Artinite and Hydromagnesite
Locality:Spring Street Excavation, Staten Island, New York City, New York
Description:Green serpentine matrix coated with rounded tufts of white hydromagnesite and fine, hair-like artinite crystals. Looks beautiful under magnification. The artinite fluoresces white under UV illumination. See R&M, 9/73: Mineral Collecting in NYC.
Overall Size:6.5x5x2 cm
Crystals:.5-2 mm
Status: For reference only
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