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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 42843
Mineral:Lepidomelane (Fe-rich mica) on Microcline
Locality:Davis Hill, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada
Description:Tapered hexagonal black mica crystal locally known as lepidomelane - an obsolete mineral name for iron-rich mica that could be annite, siderophyllite, tetra-ferri-annite. The crystal has a large with slick, face where the mica cleaved. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #1053, collected in 1975
Overall Size:9x7x4 cm
Crystals:5.5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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