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Hemimorphite var. Calamine from Oronogo Mutual Mine, Tri-State Lead Mining District, Jasper County, Missouri

 
Hemimorphite var. Calamine from Oronogo Mutual Mine, Tri-State Lead Mining District, Jasper County, Missouri

Hemimorphite var. Calamine from Oronogo Mutual Mine, Tri-State Lead Mining District, Jasper County, Missouri

Hemimorphite var. Calamine from Oronogo Mutual Mine, Tri-State Lead Mining District, Jasper County, Missouri

DESCRIPTION:No. 44564
Mineral:Hemimorphite var. Calamine
Locality:Oronogo Mutual Mine, Tri-State Lead Mining District, Jasper County, Missouri
Description:Translucent colorless hemimorphite crystals in spherical rosettes to 2.5 mm diameter on a thick crust that is crystallized front and rear. The hemimorphite crystals are colorless, but appear brown because of the color of the underlying matrix. Ex. Harold D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School
Overall Size:7.5x6x2 cm
Crystals:1 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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