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Melanophlogite from Mount Hamilton, Santa Clara County, California

 
Melanophlogite from Mount Hamilton, Santa Clara County, California

Melanophlogite from Mount Hamilton, Santa Clara County, California

Melanophlogite from Mount Hamilton, Santa Clara County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 43678
Mineral:Melanophlogite
Locality:Mount Hamilton, Santa Clara County, California
Description:Botryoidal translucent colorless melanophlogite crystals overgrown on an unidentified rhombic crystals, either magnesite, calcite or dolomite, to 1 mm. The melanophlogite has a silky surface luster an requires high magnification to see. Ex. J. Cilen (1916-1997) #5127
Overall Size:7x5.5x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 1 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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