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Kermesite from Wenshan, Yunnan, China

Kermesite from Wenshan, Yunnan, China

Locality:Wenshan, Yunnan, China
Description:Two intersecting terminated crystals of rare kermesite with no matrix attached. The kermesite looks black, but is actually translucent red when rear illuminated. The crystal sides show cleavage faces where attached to adjacent crystals.
Overall Size:5x1.4x.5 cm
Crystals:4.5-5 cm
Status: For reference only
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