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Dalyite from Near 5 mile post, Green Mountain, Ascension Island (Type Locality for Dalyite)

 
Dalyite from Near 5 mile post, Green Mountain, Ascension Island (Type Locality for Dalyite)

Dalyite from Near 5 mile post, Green Mountain, Ascension Island (Type Locality for Dalyite)

Dalyite from Near 5 mile post, Green Mountain, Ascension Island (Type Locality for Dalyite)

Dalyite from Near 5 mile post, Green Mountain, Ascension Island (Type Locality for Dalyite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 62959
Mineral:Dalyite
Locality:Near 5 mile post, Green Mountain, Ascension Island (Type Locality for Dalyite)
Description:Blocky black crystals of dalyite with slender, elongated black aegirine in tan-colored trachyte. Many small cavities have distinct dalyite crystals. The previous label indicates the dalyite was confirmed through analysis. Ex. American Museum of Natural History #26930; gift of D.S. Coombs, University of Otago, New Zealand
Overall Size:4.5x3x3 cm
Crystals:0.2-0.8 mm
Status: For reference only
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