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Bixbyite from Topaz Mountain, Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah (Type Locality for Bixbyite)

 
Bixbyite from Topaz Mountain, Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah (Type Locality for Bixbyite)

Bixbyite from Topaz Mountain, Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah (Type Locality for Bixbyite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 43609
Mineral:Bixbyite
Locality:Topaz Mountain, Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah (Type Locality for Bixbyite)
Description:Black cubic crystals of lustrous bixbyite on white rhyolite matrix with a few brookite microcrystals. The bixbyite crystals have sawtooth-like edge patterns, the result of twinned corner faces repeatedly forming along the edge.
Overall Size:4x3x2 cm
Crystals:micro to 5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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