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Cryolite with Siderite, Pyrite, Galena from Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland (Type Locality for Cryolite)

 
Cryolite with Siderite, Pyrite, Galena from Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland (Type Locality for Cryolite)

Cryolite with Siderite, Pyrite, Galena from Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland (Type Locality for Cryolite)

Cryolite with Siderite, Pyrite, Galena from Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland (Type Locality for Cryolite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 59025
Mineral:Cryolite with Siderite, Pyrite, Galena
Locality:Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland (Type Locality for Cryolite)
Description:Large specimen of translucent white cryolite with many rhombohedral brown siderite crystals to 20 mm throughout plus scattered galena and pyrite. An historic specimen from this famous mine that originally opened in 1854, collected ca. 1880s. Ex. John A. Rorer, Jr. collection #146
Overall Size:8x5x4 cm
Crystals:5-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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