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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. 53598
Mineral:Inderite var. Lesserite
Locality:Jenifer Mine, Kramer District, Kern County, California (Type Locality for Lesserite)
Description:Tapered group of lustrous transparent colorless prismatic inderite crystals with scattered white internal inclusions. Collected shortly after Palache published the new species lesserite from this mine, subsequently discredited as inderite. Unterminated. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection, collected 23 July 1959
Overall Size:29x13x11 mm
Crystals:5-29 mm
Status: For reference only
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