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Corvusite, Coffinite, Pyrite from Long Park #1 Mine, Uravan District, Montrose County, Colorado

 
Corvusite, Coffinite, Pyrite from Long Park #1 Mine, Uravan District, Montrose County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 31391
Mineral:Corvusite, Coffinite, Pyrite
Locality:Long Park #1 Mine, Uravan District, Montrose County, Colorado
Description:Heavy specimen of uranium and vanadium ore with blue-black corvusite, black coffinite and metallic yellow pyrite from the mineralized belt in western Colorado. Even the name of the nearby town Uravan is derived from URAnium and VANadium. Radioactive. Old collection #3028; ex. Brian Mason (A.M.N.H. curator)
Overall Size:6x6x3 cm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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