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Rutile on Ankerite from Hiddenite, Alexander County, North Carolina

 
Rutile on Ankerite from Hiddenite, Alexander County, North Carolina

Rutile on Ankerite from Hiddenite, Alexander County, North Carolina

Rutile on Ankerite from Hiddenite, Alexander County, North Carolina

Rutile on Ankerite from Hiddenite, Alexander County, North Carolina

DESCRIPTION:No. 69459
Mineral:Rutile on Ankerite
Locality:Hiddenite, Alexander County, North Carolina
Description:Rhombohedral translucent brown ankerite crystals to 15 mm with reticulated translucent red rutile crystals embedded in the surfaces. The reticulated structure of the cuprite crystals is due to repeated twinning at 60 angles. Collected ca. 1980
Overall Size:2.5x2x1.3 cm
Crystals:micro to 15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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