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Microlite with Muscovite var. Rose Muscovite and Spodumene from Harding Mine, 8 km east of Dixon, Taos County, New Mexico

 
Microlite with Muscovite var. Rose Muscovite and Spodumene from Harding Mine, 8 km east of Dixon, Taos County, New Mexico

Microlite with Muscovite var. Rose Muscovite and Spodumene from Harding Mine, 8 km east of Dixon, Taos County, New Mexico

Microlite with Muscovite var. Rose Muscovite and Spodumene from Harding Mine, 8 km east of Dixon, Taos County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 32675
Mineral:Microlite with Muscovite var. Rose Muscovite and Spodumene
Locality:Harding Mine, 8 km east of Dixon, Taos County, New Mexico
Description:Classic specimen from Art Montgomery's work in the 1940s at the mine to provide strategic minerals for the war effort: yellow grains of microlite (for tantalum) with pink lepidolite and white spodumene (for lithium).
Overall Size:6x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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