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Rutile on Pyrophyllite from Champion Mine, White Mountains, Mono County, California

 
Rutile on Pyrophyllite from Champion Mine, White Mountains, Mono County, California

Rutile on Pyrophyllite from Champion Mine, White Mountains, Mono County, California

Rutile on Pyrophyllite from Champion Mine, White Mountains, Mono County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 63648
Mineral:Rutile on Pyrophyllite
Locality:Champion Mine, White Mountains, Mono County, California
Description:Brilliantly lustrous black rutile crystals embedded in tan-white pyrophyllite. The rutile crystals have mirror-like surfaces and they exhibit red translucency around the edges where they are thinnest. Ex. Mort Metersky collection
Overall Size:23x19x14 mm
Crystals:0.2-10.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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