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Kermesite from Wenshan Mine, Yunnan, China

 
Kermesite from Wenshan Mine, Yunnan, China

DESCRIPTION:No. 37919
Mineral:Kermesite
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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