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Huntite from Crestmore Quarry, Riverside County, California

 
Huntite from Crestmore Quarry, Riverside County, California

Huntite from Crestmore Quarry, Riverside County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 50958
Mineral:Huntite
Locality:Crestmore Quarry, Riverside County, California
Description:Vein of chalky white huntite coating one face of matrix with a few cavities lined with transparent elongated scalenohedral microcrystals of an unidentified mineral, possibly aragonite or hydromagnesite. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection, employed at Crestmore 1951-1969, rising to managing director of Riverside Cement Co.
Overall Size:9.5x7x3 cm
Crystals:micro
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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