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Artinite from Clear Creek Area, New Idria District, San Benito County, California

 
Artinite from Clear Creek Area, New Idria District, San Benito County, California

Artinite from Clear Creek Area, New Idria District, San Benito County, California

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Artinite from Clear Creek Area, New Idria District, San Benito County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 49436
Mineral:Artinite
Locality:Clear Creek Area, New Idria District, San Benito County, California
Description:Sprays up to 15 mm diameter of acicular white artinite crystals on green serpentine matrix. The artinite crystals fluoresce white under UV illumination. See article in Mineralogical Record, Nov.-Dec 1977: Artinite From San Benito County, Ca.
Overall Size:9x6.5x3 cm
Crystals:4-7 mm
Status: For reference only
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