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Serpentine var. Ricolite from Ricolite District, 37 km north of Lordsburg, Grant County, New Mexico (Type Locality for Ricolite)

 
Serpentine var. Ricolite from Ricolite District, 37 km north of Lordsburg, Grant County, New Mexico (Type Locality for Ricolite)

Serpentine var. Ricolite from Ricolite District, 37 km north of Lordsburg, Grant County, New Mexico (Type Locality for Ricolite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 60196
Mineral:Serpentine var. Ricolite
Locality:Ricolite District, 37 km north of Lordsburg, Grant County, New Mexico (Type Locality for Ricolite)
Description:Polished slab of ricolite, a banded formation of serpentine intermixed with talc, from a site first worked in 1878. This is the first specimen in Cilen's 24,000+ specimen collection and is illustrated on Mindat as the typical photo for ricolite. Ex Jeff Weissman collection; ex. Joe Cilen (1916-1997) #1
Overall Size:100x65x7 mm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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