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|Shortite in Shale
|FMC Westvaco Mine, Green River Formation, west of Green River, Sweetwater County, Wyoming (Type Locality for Shortite)
|Transparent colorless-to-yellowish shortite crystals in brown shale. Many of the shortite crystals on the surface are cleaved, but there are lots of complete crystals mixed in. More can be exposed with careful excavation.
|For reference only
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