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Shortite in Shale from FMC Westvaco Mine, Green River Formation, west of Green River, Sweetwater County, Wyoming (Type Locality for Shortite)

 
Shortite in Shale from FMC Westvaco Mine, Green River Formation, west of Green River, Sweetwater County, Wyoming (Type Locality for Shortite)

Shortite in Shale from FMC Westvaco Mine, Green River Formation, west of Green River, Sweetwater County, Wyoming (Type Locality for Shortite)

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Shortite in Shale from FMC Westvaco Mine, Green River Formation, west of Green River, Sweetwater County, Wyoming (Type Locality for Shortite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 57982
Mineral:Shortite in Shale
Locality:FMC Westvaco Mine, Green River Formation, west of Green River, Sweetwater County, Wyoming (Type Locality for Shortite)
Description: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.
Overall Size:6x4x2 cm
Crystals:3-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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