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Genthite (Nepouite-Pecoraite) from Tunisia

Genthite (Nepouite-Pecoraite) from Tunisia

Genthite (Nepouite-Pecoraite) from Tunisia

Mineral:Genthite (Nepouite-Pecoraite)
Description:Translucent green genthite (mixture of nepouite and pecoraite hydrous silicates) in botryoidal coatings on matrix. It appears one side of the specimen was lacquered, possibly to prevent dehydration. The rest of the specimen is uncoated, and looks normal. Ex. John A. Manley (1861-1936) ca. 1890s
Overall Size:6x3x2.5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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