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Alum-(K) on Sulfur from Alum Mine, Silver Peak District, Esmeralda County, Nevada

 
Alum-(K) on Sulfur from Alum Mine, Silver Peak District, Esmeralda County, Nevada

Alum-(K) on Sulfur from Alum Mine, Silver Peak District, Esmeralda County, Nevada

Alum-(K) on Sulfur from Alum Mine, Silver Peak District, Esmeralda County, Nevada

DESCRIPTION:No. 45646
Mineral:Alum-(K) on Sulfur
Locality:Alum Mine, Silver Peak District, Esmeralda County, Nevada
Description:Transparent colorless alum-(K) in crusts to 4 mm thick on pale-yellow sulfur matrix with translucent yellow sulfur crystals to 2 mm on the bottom. The surfaces of the alum-(K) are glassy on smooth - looks beautiful under magnification. Water soluble. Ex. Upsala College; ex. Eastburn collection ca. 1875
Overall Size:5x4.5x3 cm
Crystals:1-2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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