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Thomsonite-Ca var. Comptonite from Kadan (Kaaden), Bohemia, Czech Republic

 
Thomsonite-Ca var. Comptonite from Kadan (Kaaden), Bohemia, Czech Republic

Thomsonite-Ca var. Comptonite from Kadan (Kaaden), Bohemia, Czech Republic

Thomsonite-Ca var. Comptonite from Kadan (Kaaden), Bohemia, Czech Republic

DESCRIPTION:No. 58159
Mineral:Thomsonite-Ca var. Comptonite
Locality:Kadan (Kaaden), Bohemia, Czech Republic
Description:Acicular white thomsonite crystals in hemispherical aggregates to 11 mm lining a concave partial cavity. The thomsonite crystals are opaque white with transparent colorless terminations. Ex. Joseph D'Agostino (1904-1988) #504, vice president of RCA and assistant to the founder, David Sarnoff, during the 1930s-50s.
Overall Size:6.5x5x3.5 cm
Crystals:4-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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