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Phenakite on Microcline from Crystal Park, southwest of Manitou Springs, El Paso County, Colorado

 
Phenakite on Microcline from Crystal Park, southwest of Manitou Springs, El Paso County, Colorado

Phenakite on Microcline from Crystal Park, southwest of Manitou Springs, El Paso County, Colorado

Phenakite on Microcline from Crystal Park, southwest of Manitou Springs, El Paso County, Colorado

Phenakite on Microcline from Crystal Park, southwest of Manitou Springs, El Paso County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 48537
Mineral:Phenakite on Microcline
Locality:Crystal Park, southwest of Manitou Springs, El Paso County, Colorado
Description:Limonite-stained amazonite variety of microcline with a single transparent colorless phenakite crystal nicely exposed. The phenakite crystal is complete and undamaged, and shows complex crystallization patterns on the faces. Ex. Joe Cilen (1916-1997) #9207; ex. Ron Bentley (1948-1995); ex. John H. Caswell (1846-1909); dated 1889
Overall Size:4x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:11 mm
Status: For reference only
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