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Brucite pseudomorphous after Periclase with Calcite from Jensen Quarry, Riverside County, California

 
Brucite pseudomorphous after Periclase with Calcite from Jensen Quarry, Riverside County, California

Brucite pseudomorphous after Periclase with Calcite from Jensen Quarry, Riverside County, California

Brucite pseudomorphous after Periclase with Calcite from Jensen Quarry, Riverside County, California

Brucite pseudomorphous after Periclase with Calcite from Jensen Quarry, Riverside County, California

Brucite pseudomorphous after Periclase with Calcite from Jensen Quarry, Riverside County, California

Brucite pseudomorphous after Periclase with Calcite from Jensen Quarry, Riverside County, California

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Brucite pseudomorphous after Periclase with Calcite from Jensen Quarry, Riverside County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 50190
Mineral:Brucite pseudomorphous after Periclase with Calcite
Locality:Jensen Quarry, Riverside County, California
Description:Clinohumite-rich white marble with one face coated with translucent yellow and colorless calcite microcrystals over platy white brucite pseudomorphs after periclase crystals to 1.5 mm. the calcite face fluoresces under UV. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection, employed at Crestmore 1951-1969, rising to managing director of Riverside Cement Co.
Overall Size:12x5x5 cm
Crystals:micro to 1 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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