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Shortite in shale from FMC Westvaco Mine, Green River Formation, west of Green River, Sweetwater County, Wyoming

 
Shortite in shale from FMC Westvaco Mine, Green River Formation, west of Green River, Sweetwater County, Wyoming

Shortite in shale from FMC Westvaco Mine, Green River Formation, west of Green River, Sweetwater County, Wyoming

Shortite in shale from FMC Westvaco Mine, Green River Formation, west of Green River, Sweetwater County, Wyoming

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Shortite in shale from FMC Westvaco Mine, Green River Formation, west of Green River, Sweetwater County, Wyoming

DESCRIPTION:No. 63388
Mineral:Shortite in shale
Locality:FMC Westvaco Mine, Green River Formation, west of Green River, Sweetwater County, Wyoming
Description:Lustrous transparent colorless shortite crystal embedded in brown shale. The shortite crystal is incomplete because it was completely embedded and broke during extraction. Ex. David M. Shannon (1942-2004)
Overall Size:24x16x10 mm
Crystals:9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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