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Boleite on matrix from Boleo District, near Santa Rosalía, Baja California Sur, Mexico (Type Locality for Boleite)

 
Boleite on matrix from Boleo District, near Santa Rosalía, Baja California Sur, Mexico (Type Locality for Boleite)

Boleite on matrix from Boleo District, near Santa Rosalía, Baja California Sur, Mexico (Type Locality for Boleite)

Boleite on matrix from Boleo District, near Santa Rosalía, Baja California Sur, Mexico (Type Locality for Boleite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 44331
Mineral:Boleite on matrix
Locality:Boleo District, near Santa Rosalía, Baja California Sur, Mexico (Type Locality for Boleite)
Description:Eight cubic crystals of dark blue boleite scattered on one face of matrix. This is one of the old specimens that were stabilized with a dilute solution of glue to solidify the friable clay matrix. All of the boleite crystals are large and well formed. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987) collection #24
Overall Size:5.5x4.5x3 cm
Crystals:3-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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