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Birnessite pseudomorph after Serandite from Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada

 
Birnessite pseudomorph after Serandite from Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada

Birnessite pseudomorph after Serandite from Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada

Birnessite pseudomorph after Serandite from Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 61169
Mineral:Birnessite pseudomorph after Serandite
Locality:Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada
Description:Brown-black birnessite pseudomorphs after prismatic serandite crystals to 16 mm with platy white albite. The serandite crystallized first, the birnessite replaced the serandite atom by atom maintaining the crystal form, but changing the composition.
Overall Size:18x16x14 mm
Crystals:1-16 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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