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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 34061
Mineral:Artinite
Locality:Spring Street Excavation, Staten Island, New York City, New York
Description:Classic specimen of acicular white artinite crystals on greenish serpentine matrix found in the early 1970s during construction of a sewer line on Spring Street in Staten Island, one of the five boroughs of New York City. A rare urban mineral.
Overall Size:6x3.5x1.5 cm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: For reference only
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