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Brucite and Hydromagnesite, var. Lancasterite from Wood's Chrome Mine, State Line District, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

 
Brucite and Hydromagnesite, var. Lancasterite from Wood's Chrome Mine, State Line District, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Brucite and Hydromagnesite, var. Lancasterite from Wood's Chrome Mine, State Line District, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Brucite and Hydromagnesite, var. Lancasterite from Wood's Chrome Mine, State Line District, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Brucite and Hydromagnesite, var. Lancasterite from Wood's Chrome Mine, State Line District, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Brucite and Hydromagnesite, var. Lancasterite from Wood's Chrome Mine, State Line District, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 46605
Mineral:Brucite and Hydromagnesite, var. Lancasterite
Locality:Wood's Chrome Mine, State Line District, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Description:Hemispherical formation of translucent Lancasterite, a variety consisting of brucite crystals mixed with white hydromagnesite. The specimen fluoresces greenish-white under UV illumination. Ex. Jay Lininger (1939-2004), ex. Doris Biggs, Scalisi, George English (1864-1944)
Overall Size:9x8x4.5 cm
Crystals:3-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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