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Thomsonite-Ca var. Comptonite from Kilpatrick, Strathclyde (Dunbartonshire), Scotland (Type Locality for Thomsonite-Ca)

 
Thomsonite-Ca var. Comptonite from Kilpatrick, Strathclyde (Dunbartonshire), Scotland (Type Locality for Thomsonite-Ca)

Thomsonite-Ca var. Comptonite from Kilpatrick, Strathclyde (Dunbartonshire), Scotland (Type Locality for Thomsonite-Ca)

DESCRIPTION:No. 38726
Mineral:Thomsonite-Ca var. Comptonite
Locality:Kilpatrick, Strathclyde (Dunbartonshire), Scotland (Type Locality for Thomsonite-Ca)
Description:Many transparent colorless thomsonite crystals lining a shallow cavity in gray basalt with old pen-and-ink label from Cummings using the old mineral name Comptonite that was discredited in 1892. Ex. Cummings collection; ex. Carnegie Museum of Natural History 2002 auction
Overall Size:6x6x3 cm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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