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Tyuyamunite with Calcite overgrowth from Ambrosia Lake Uranium District, near Grants, McKinley County, New Mexico

 
Tyuyamunite with Calcite overgrowth from Ambrosia Lake Uranium District, near Grants, McKinley County, New Mexico

Tyuyamunite with Calcite overgrowth from Ambrosia Lake Uranium District, near Grants, McKinley County, New Mexico

Tyuyamunite with Calcite overgrowth from Ambrosia Lake Uranium District, near Grants, McKinley County, New Mexico

Tyuyamunite with Calcite overgrowth from Ambrosia Lake Uranium District, near Grants, McKinley County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 59538
Mineral:Tyuyamunite with Calcite overgrowth
Locality:Ambrosia Lake Uranium District, near Grants, McKinley County, New Mexico
Description:Bright lemon-yellow tyuyamunite crystals covering all sides of gray sandstone. Several sides of the specimen have overgrowth of lustrous transparent colorless calcite crystals to 1 mm over the tyuyamunite crystals giving them a sparkling luster. Ex. Joe Cilen (1916-1997) #11211. Radioactive
Overall Size:7.5x6.5x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 1 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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