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Kermesite from Wenshan Mine, Yunnan, China

Kermesite from Wenshan Mine, Yunnan, China

Locality:Wenshan Mine, Yunnan, China
Description:Two intersecting unterminated 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:5x1x.6 cm
Crystals:4-5 cm
Status: For reference only
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