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Thorite from Kemp Prospect, 3 km WNW of Cheddar, Cardiff Township, Ontario, Canada

 
Thorite from Kemp Prospect, 3 km WNW of Cheddar, Cardiff Township, Ontario, Canada

Thorite from Kemp Prospect, 3 km WNW of Cheddar, Cardiff Township, Ontario, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 58399
Mineral:Thorite
Locality:Kemp Prospect, 3 km WNW of Cheddar, Cardiff Township, Ontario, Canada
Description:Large rectangular thorite crystal with beveled edges faces and altered earthy-brown metamict surfaces caused by radioactivity. The thorite crystal has fine patterns on the surfaces apparently caused by surrounding mica crystals. Radioactive. Ex. Martha Menard in 1956
Overall Size:4x3x1.5 cm
Crystals:40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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