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Zippeite from Ambrosia Lake, Grant County, New Mexico

 
Zippeite from Ambrosia Lake, Grant County, New Mexico

Zippeite from Ambrosia Lake, Grant County, New Mexico

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Zippeite from Ambrosia Lake, Grant County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 40365
Mineral:Zippeite
Locality:Ambrosia Lake, Grant County, New Mexico
Description:Bright yellow zippeite microcrystals coating one face of brown gypsum-rich matrix mounted in an acrylic Perky-style display box for easy handling. The zippeite fluoresces bright green under UV illumination. Radioactive.
Overall Size:28x20x8 mm
Crystals:micro
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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