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Whitlockite, Hydroxyapophyllite-(K), Variscite from Goldstrike Mine, Eureka County, Nevada

 
Whitlockite, Hydroxyapophyllite-(K), Variscite from Goldstrike Mine, Eureka County, Nevada

Whitlockite, Hydroxyapophyllite-(K), Variscite from Goldstrike Mine, Eureka County, Nevada

Whitlockite, Hydroxyapophyllite-(K), Variscite from Goldstrike Mine, Eureka County, Nevada

Whitlockite, Hydroxyapophyllite-(K), Variscite from Goldstrike Mine, Eureka County, Nevada

DESCRIPTION:No. 60598
Mineral:Whitlockite, Hydroxyapophyllite-(K), Variscite
Locality:Goldstrike Mine, Eureka County, Nevada
Description:Lustrous translucent yellow rhombic whitlockite crystals to 1 mm with lustrous prismatic transparent colorless hydroxyapophyllite-(K) (formerly apophyllite-(KOH)) to 2 mm on translucent dark-green variscite crystals to 1 mm with acicular brown unknown. Ex Jeff Weissman collection #54; originally acquired in 2002 from Scott Klein
Overall Size:9x8x5 cm
Crystals:micro to 2 mm
Status: For reference only
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