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Salammoniac var. Paricutinite from Paricutin Volcano, Michoacan, Mexico (Type Locality for Paricutinite)

 
Salammoniac var. Paricutinite from Paricutin Volcano, Michoacan, Mexico (Type Locality for Paricutinite)

Salammoniac var. Paricutinite from Paricutin Volcano, Michoacan, Mexico (Type Locality for Paricutinite)

Salammoniac var. Paricutinite from Paricutin Volcano, Michoacan, Mexico (Type Locality for Paricutinite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 44709
Mineral:Salammoniac var. Paricutinite
Locality:Paricutin Volcano, Michoacan, Mexico (Type Locality for Paricutinite)
Description:Translucent brown salammoniac, variety paricutinite, on gray volcanic matrix. Cilen knew Frederick Pough who studied this volcano that first erupted in 1943, and this specimen possibly was from Pough personally. Ex. J. Cilen (1916-1997) #4496
Overall Size:6x3x3 cm
Crystals:micro
Status: For reference only
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