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Harmotome (Morvenite-law twinned crystals) from Strontian, Loch Sunart, Highland (formerly Argyll), Scotland

 
Harmotome (Morvenite-law twinned crystals) from Strontian, Loch Sunart, Highland (formerly Argyll), Scotland

Harmotome (Morvenite-law twinned crystals) from Strontian, Loch Sunart, Highland (formerly Argyll), Scotland

Harmotome (Morvenite-law twinned crystals) from Strontian, Loch Sunart, Highland (formerly Argyll), Scotland

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Harmotome (Morvenite-law twinned crystals) from Strontian, Loch Sunart, Highland (formerly Argyll), Scotland

DESCRIPTION:No. 44520
Mineral:Harmotome (Morvenite-law twinned crystals)
Locality:Strontian, Loch Sunart, Highland (formerly Argyll), Scotland
Description:Lustrous transparent-to-translucent colorless harmotome crystals on calcite-rich matrix. The harmotome crystals are Morvenite twins and the twin planes are easily seen on the striated crystal faces. Ex. Miller collection ca. 1900 (Hartford, Ct.)
Overall Size:7.5x7x4 cm
Crystals:1-12 mm
Status: For reference only
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