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Muscovite var. Mariposite from Mariposa County, California (Type Locality for Mariposite)

 
Muscovite var. Mariposite from Mariposa County, California (Type Locality for Mariposite)

Muscovite var. Mariposite from Mariposa County, California (Type Locality for Mariposite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 44035
Mineral:Muscovite var. Mariposite
Locality:Mariposa County, California (Type Locality for Mariposite)
Description:Massive green mariposite, a chrome-rich variety of the mineral species muscovite, with a vein of white calcite running through the upper portion. Ex. Upsala College; ex. Eastburn collection ca. 1875
Overall Size:6x6x4 cm
Crystals:micro
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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