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Lepidomelane (Fe-rich mica) from Davis Hill, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada

Lepidomelane (Fe-rich mica) from Davis Hill, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada

Mineral:Lepidomelane (Fe-rich mica)
Locality:Davis Hill, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada
Description:Large single hexagonal black mica crystal locally still called lepidomelane - an obsolete mineral name for iron-rich mica that could be annite, siderophyllite, tetra-ferri-anilite. The crystal is notably large with slick faces where the mica cleaved. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #1030, collected in 1975
Overall Size:1005x10x7 cm
Crystals:10 cm
Archived: For reference only
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