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Inderite var. Lesserite from Jenifer Mine, Kramer District, Kern County, California (Type Locality for Lesserite)

 
Inderite var. Lesserite from Jenifer Mine, Kramer District, Kern County, California (Type Locality for Lesserite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 53594
Mineral:Inderite var. Lesserite
Locality:Jenifer Mine, Kramer District, Kern County, California (Type Locality for Lesserite)
Description:Lustrous transparent gray prismatic inderite crystals with translucent zones and scattered white inclusions. Collected shortly after Palache published the new species lesserite from this mine, subsequently discredited as inderite. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection, collected 23 July 1959
Overall Size:43x17x12 mm
Crystals:2-43 mm
Status: For reference only
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