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Ilvaite with Quartz from Laxey Mine, South Mountain District, Owyhee County, Idaho

 
Ilvaite with Quartz from Laxey Mine, South Mountain District, Owyhee County, Idaho

Ilvaite with Quartz from Laxey Mine, South Mountain District, Owyhee County, Idaho

DESCRIPTION:No. 62441
Mineral:Ilvaite with Quartz
Locality:Laxey Mine, South Mountain District, Owyhee County, Idaho
Description:Lustrous black prismatic ilvaite crystal with four-sided pyramidal termination. The ilvaite crystal has a post-crystallization fracture where microscopic colorless quartz crystals grew with white fibrous unidentified mineral (sepiolite?).
Overall Size:29x15x10 mm
Crystals:micro to 29 mm
Status: For reference only
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