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Hydrocarbon on Calcite with Quartz from New Almaden Mine, 600' level, Santa Teresa Hills, Santa Clara County, California

 
Hydrocarbon on Calcite with Quartz from New Almaden Mine, 600' level, Santa Teresa Hills, Santa Clara County, California

Hydrocarbon on Calcite with Quartz from New Almaden Mine, 600' level, Santa Teresa Hills, Santa Clara County, California

Hydrocarbon on Calcite with Quartz from New Almaden Mine, 600' level, Santa Teresa Hills, Santa Clara County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 51145
Mineral:Hydrocarbon on Calcite with Quartz
Locality:New Almaden Mine, 600' level, Santa Teresa Hills, Santa Clara County, California
Description:One face of matrix completely covered with flattened disc-like translucent calcite crystals to 8 mm with oily black hydrocarbon coating on and between the calcite crystals. Small 1 mm quartz crystals are visible between some calcite crystals. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #291; collected when Nalle worked at mine in 1942
Overall Size:10x5.5x4.5 cm
Crystals:1-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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