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Cryolite with Siderite and Sphalerite from Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland (Type Locality for Cryolite)

 
Cryolite with Siderite and Sphalerite from Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland (Type Locality for Cryolite)

Cryolite with Siderite and Sphalerite from Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland (Type Locality for Cryolite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 52918
Mineral:Cryolite with Siderite and Sphalerite
Locality:Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland (Type Locality for Cryolite)
Description:Crystalline mass of transparent-to-translucent colorless cryolite with partial crystals of rhombic brown siderite to 6 mm and metallic sphalerite to 4 mm included in the cryolite. An historic specimen from this famous mine that originally opened in 1854.
Overall Size:6x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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