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Kermesite from Wenshan Mine, Yunnan, China

 
Kermesite from Wenshan Mine, Yunnan, China

DESCRIPTION:No. 37259
Mineral:Kermesite
Locality:Wenshan Mine, Yunnan, China
Description:Elongated bladed crystals of translucent red-black kermesite. The kermesite looks opaque black until rear-illuminated when the translucency clearly shows throughout. The side edges are cleavage faces indicating this was part of a larger fan.
Overall Size:4.5x1x.5 cm
Crystals:2-4.5 cm
Status: For reference only
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