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Artinite and Hydromagnesite from Spring Street at Medford Road, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

 
Artinite and Hydromagnesite from Spring Street at Medford Road, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

Artinite and Hydromagnesite from Spring Street at Medford Road, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

Artinite and Hydromagnesite from Spring Street at Medford Road, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

Artinite and Hydromagnesite from Spring Street at Medford Road, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

Artinite and Hydromagnesite from Spring Street at Medford Road, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Artinite and Hydromagnesite from Spring Street at Medford Road, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 323
Mineral:Artinite and Hydromagnesite
Locality:Spring Street at Medford Road, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York
Description:Superb specimen of acicular white artinite crystals to 5 mm and white hydromagnesite crystals to 3 mm on green serpentine found during construction of a sewer line on Spring Street in Staten Island. The artinite and hydromagnesite fluoresce under UV. Ex. Hal Kramer collection. Collected ca. 1972. Illustrated in The Minerals of New York City (2009) Rocks & Minerals, vol. 84 # 3, pp. 204-240
Overall Size:14x10x8 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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