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Tiptopite, Fransoletite, Montgomeryite from Tip Top Mine, Custer District, Custer County, South Dakota (Type Locality for Tiptopite and Fransoletite)

 
Tiptopite, Fransoletite, Montgomeryite from Tip Top Mine, Custer District, Custer County, South Dakota (Type Locality for Tiptopite and Fransoletite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 35968
Mineral:Tiptopite, Fransoletite, Montgomeryite
Locality:Tip Top Mine, Custer District, Custer County, South Dakota (Type Locality for Tiptopite and Fransoletite)
Description:Acicular crystals of colorless tiptopite in radiating sprays nested between orange montgomeryite crystals coated with platy transparent colorless fransoletite microcrystals mounted in a black plastic micromount box. Looks beautiful under magnification.
Overall Size:10x4x7 mm
Crystals:.1-1 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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