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Descloizite from (Sierra Grande Mine), Lake Valley District, Sierra County, New Mexico

 
Descloizite from (Sierra Grande Mine), Lake Valley District, Sierra County, New Mexico

Descloizite from (Sierra Grande Mine), Lake Valley District, Sierra County, New Mexico

Descloizite from (Sierra Grande Mine), Lake Valley District, Sierra County, New Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Descloizite from (Sierra Grande Mine), Lake Valley District, Sierra County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 34500
Mineral:Descloizite
Locality:(Sierra Grande Mine), Lake Valley District, Sierra County, New Mexico
Description:Classic specimen of translucent red-brown descloizite crystals up to 1 mm on manganese oxide matrix intergrown with a colorless mineral (gypsum? calcite?). This specimen is undoubtedly from the Sierra Grande Mine. Ex. John A. Manley (1861-1936) ca. 1890s
Overall Size:8x5x5 cm
Crystals:.2-1 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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