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Tychite from Searles Lake, east of Trona, San Bernardino County, California (Type Locality for Tychite)

 
Tychite from Searles Lake, east of Trona, San Bernardino County, California (Type Locality for Tychite)

Tychite from Searles Lake, east of Trona, San Bernardino County, California (Type Locality for Tychite)

Tychite from Searles Lake, east of Trona, San Bernardino County, California (Type Locality for Tychite)

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Tychite from Searles Lake, east of Trona, San Bernardino County, California (Type Locality for Tychite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 63289
Mineral:Tychite
Locality:Searles Lake, east of Trona, San Bernardino County, California (Type Locality for Tychite)
Description:Distorted octahedral transparent-to-translucent pale-brown tychite crystal that fluoresces yellow under SW UV illumination. The tychite crystal faces have a waxy luster. Internally there are dark inclusions in the tychite.
Overall Size:7x5x4.5 mm
Crystals:7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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