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Mineral Z (Tobermorite-14 , a.k.a. Plombierite) from Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California

 
Mineral Z (Tobermorite-14 , a.k.a. Plombierite) from Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California

Mineral Z (Tobermorite-14 , a.k.a. Plombierite) from Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California

Mineral Z (Tobermorite-14 , a.k.a. Plombierite) from Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California

Mineral Z (Tobermorite-14 , a.k.a. Plombierite) from Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 52007
Mineral:Mineral Z (Tobermorite-14 , a.k.a. Plombierite)
Locality:Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California
Description:Thin crusts of stellate pearly-white microcrystals of mineral Z, an unknown mineral from Crestmore, on one face of grossular-calcite matrix. Accompanied by Kampf's article and email identifying Mineral Z as Tobermorite-14 . Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection, employed at Crestmore 1951-1969, rising to managing director of Riverside Cement Co.
Overall Size:9x8x6 cm
Crystals:micro
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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