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Muscovite var. Rose Muscovite from Harding Mine, 8 km east of Dixon, Taos County, New Mexico

 
Muscovite var. Rose Muscovite from Harding Mine, 8 km east of Dixon, Taos County, New Mexico

Muscovite var. Rose Muscovite from Harding Mine, 8 km east of Dixon, Taos County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 47033
Mineral:Muscovite var. Rose Muscovite
Locality:Harding Mine, 8 km east of Dixon, Taos County, New Mexico
Description:Red-pink crystals of rose muscovite on, and running through, white albite matrix. These specimens were often misidentified as lepidolite, but this occurrence was tested and contains no lithium. The pink color is caused by manganese
Overall Size:8x7x5 cm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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