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Merwinite and Plombièrite from Crestmore Quarry, Riverside County, California (Type Locality for Merwinite)

 
Merwinite and Plombièrite from Crestmore Quarry, Riverside County, California (Type Locality for Merwinite)

Merwinite and Plombièrite from Crestmore Quarry, Riverside County, California (Type Locality for Merwinite)

Merwinite and Plombièrite from Crestmore Quarry, Riverside County, California (Type Locality for Merwinite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 51256
Mineral:Merwinite and Plombièrite
Locality:Crestmore Quarry, Riverside County, California (Type Locality for Merwinite)
Description:Translucent green merwinite crystals to 3 mm in translucent blue marble with white pods of plombièrite. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #359, employed at Crestmore 1951-1969, rising to managing director of Riverside Cement Co.
Overall Size:9.5x8.5x4 cm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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