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Artinite from KCA Co. Asbestos Mine, Clear Creek area, New Idria District, San Benito County, California

 
Artinite from KCA Co. Asbestos Mine, Clear Creek area, New Idria District, San Benito County, California

Artinite from KCA Co. Asbestos Mine, Clear Creek area, New Idria District, San Benito County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 52186
Mineral:Artinite
Locality:KCA Co. Asbestos Mine, Clear Creek area, New Idria District, San Benito County, California
Description:Pristine acicular white artinite crystals in crusts and shallow cavities on green serpentine from a locality that was rarely collected. The artinite crystals fluoresce blue-white under UV illumination. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #548, collected July 1986 during IMA field trip stop #4
Overall Size:8x7.5x4 cm
Crystals:micro to 3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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