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Bismuth with Skutterudite var. Smaltite from Cobalt District, Ontario, Canada

 
Bismuth with Skutterudite var. Smaltite from Cobalt District, Ontario, Canada

Bismuth with Skutterudite var. Smaltite from Cobalt District, Ontario, Canada

Bismuth with Skutterudite var. Smaltite from Cobalt District, Ontario, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 35032
Mineral:Bismuth with Skutterudite var. Smaltite
Locality:Cobalt District, Ontario, Canada
Description:Veins of crystallized iridescent native bismuth in gray skutterudite, variety smaltite. The iridescent bismuth is hard to photograph, it has a reddish-purple color similar to the manmade bismuth crystals. Ex. John A. Manley (1861-1936) ca. 1890s
Overall Size:5x5x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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