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Meyerhofferite pseudomorphs after Inyoite from Corkscrew Canyon, Mount Blanco, Furnace Creek District, Inyo County, California (Type Locality for Meyerhofferite and Inyoite)

 
Meyerhofferite pseudomorphs after Inyoite from Corkscrew Canyon, Mount Blanco, Furnace Creek District, Inyo County, California (Type Locality for Meyerhofferite and Inyoite)

Meyerhofferite pseudomorphs after Inyoite from Corkscrew Canyon, Mount Blanco, Furnace Creek District, Inyo County, California (Type Locality for Meyerhofferite and Inyoite)

Meyerhofferite pseudomorphs after Inyoite from Corkscrew Canyon, Mount Blanco, Furnace Creek District, Inyo County, California (Type Locality for Meyerhofferite and Inyoite)

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Meyerhofferite pseudomorphs after Inyoite from Corkscrew Canyon, Mount Blanco, Furnace Creek District, Inyo County, California (Type Locality for Meyerhofferite and Inyoite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 65350
Mineral:Meyerhofferite pseudomorphs after Inyoite
Locality:Corkscrew Canyon, Mount Blanco, Furnace Creek District, Inyo County, California (Type Locality for Meyerhofferite and Inyoite)
Description:Fragile white meyerhofferite pseudomorphs after inyoite crystals to 14 mm. The inyoite crystallized first, then altered molecule by molecule to meyerhofferite, resulting in the shape of inyoite of the composition of meyerhofferite. Ex. Irving Horowitz collection #767; originally acquired from Ron Bentley (1948-1995) in 1977
Overall Size:10x8x6 cm
Crystals:5-14 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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