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Magnesite on Serpentine from Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey

 
Magnesite on Serpentine from Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey

Magnesite on Serpentine from Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Magnesite on Serpentine from Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 38314
Mineral:Magnesite on Serpentine
Locality:Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey
Description:Blocky green serpentine matrix coated with a thin layer of colorless magnesite crystals that fluoresce white under UV illumination. The magnesite crystals are translucent and quite large for the locality. Ex. Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia collection #18789, presented by E.D. Drown
Overall Size:8x6x3 cm
Crystals:0.5-1.0 mm
Status: For reference only
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