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Artinite from Clear Creek Area, New Idria District, San Benito County, California

 
Artinite from Clear Creek Area, New Idria District, San Benito County, California

Artinite from Clear Creek Area, New Idria District, San Benito County, California

Artinite from Clear Creek Area, New Idria District, San Benito County, California

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Artinite from Clear Creek Area, New Idria District, San Benito County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 52112
Mineral:Artinite
Locality:Clear Creek Area, New Idria District, San Benito County, California
Description:Sprays of acicular white artinite crystals to 4 mm on front and rear of green serpentine matrix. The artinite crystals fluoresce white under UV illumination. See article in Mineralogical Record, Nov.-Dec 1977: Artinite From San Benito County, Ca. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #629 acquired in 1992
Overall Size:6x5x3 cm
Crystals:2-4 mm
Status: For reference only
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