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Cavansite from Owyhee Dam, Malheur County, Oregon (Type Locality for Cavansite)

 
Cavansite from Owyhee Dam, Malheur County, Oregon (Type Locality for Cavansite)

Cavansite from Owyhee Dam, Malheur County, Oregon (Type Locality for Cavansite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 58111
Mineral:Cavansite
Locality:Owyhee Dam, Malheur County, Oregon (Type Locality for Cavansite)
Description:Rich specimen of acicular transparent blue cavansite crystals covering one face of matrix. Cavansite is common from India, but is difficult to obtain from this site which is the Type locality. Looks beautiful when viewed under magnification.
Overall Size:20x13x10 mm
Crystals:0.1-0.3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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