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Alpersite (IMA 2003-040) from Big Mike Mine, Pershing County, Nevada (Type Locality for Alpersite)

 
Alpersite (IMA 2003-040) from Big Mike Mine, Pershing County, Nevada (Type Locality for Alpersite)

Alpersite (IMA 2003-040) from Big Mike Mine, Pershing County, Nevada (Type Locality for Alpersite)

Alpersite (IMA 2003-040) from Big Mike Mine, Pershing County, Nevada (Type Locality for Alpersite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 55948
Mineral:Alpersite (IMA 2003-040)
Locality:Big Mike Mine, Pershing County, Nevada (Type Locality for Alpersite)
Description:Translucent pale-blue alpersite microcrystals on a mixture of pentahydrite and chalcanthite sealed in a 45 mm high glass-domed display to prevent humidity from altering the minerals.
Overall Size:20x15x12 mm
Crystals:micro
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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