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Artinite and Hydromagnesite from Spring Street Excavation, Staten Island, New York City, New York

 
Artinite and Hydromagnesite from Spring Street Excavation, Staten Island, New York City, New York

Artinite and Hydromagnesite from Spring Street Excavation, Staten Island, New York City, New York

Artinite and Hydromagnesite from Spring Street Excavation, Staten Island, New York City, New York

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Artinite and Hydromagnesite from Spring Street Excavation, Staten Island, New York City, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 41202
Mineral:Artinite and Hydromagnesite
Locality:Spring Street Excavation, Staten Island, New York City, New York
Description:Acicular white artinite crystals up to 2 mm long in radiating sprays over translucent white hydromagnesite crystals up to 1 mm across over serpentine matrix. Almost the entire face is coated with crystals. The specimen fluoresces white under UV.
Overall Size:9x5x3 cm
Crystals:1-2 mm
Status: For reference only
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