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Messelite from Palermo No. 1 Mine, North Groton Pegmatite District, Grafton County, New Hampshire

 
Messelite from Palermo No. 1 Mine, North Groton Pegmatite District, Grafton County, New Hampshire

Messelite from Palermo No. 1 Mine, North Groton Pegmatite District, Grafton County, New Hampshire

Messelite from Palermo No. 1 Mine, North Groton Pegmatite District, Grafton County, New Hampshire

DESCRIPTION:No. 52732
Mineral:Messelite
Locality:Palermo No. 1 Mine, North Groton Pegmatite District, Grafton County, New Hampshire
Description:Large mass of translucent beige-colored messelite crystals in a banded arborescent formation from the hydrothermal deposits at the mine. Nalle's label indicates it is neomesselite, a discredited species described by Frondel in 1954. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection
Overall Size:11x11x5.5 cm
Crystals:0.1-2.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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