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Bixbyite pseudomorphs after Garnet with Hematite from Topaz Mountain, Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah

 
Bixbyite pseudomorphs after Garnet with Hematite from Topaz Mountain, Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah

Bixbyite pseudomorphs after Garnet with Hematite from Topaz Mountain, Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah

Bixbyite pseudomorphs after Garnet with Hematite from Topaz Mountain, Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah

DESCRIPTION:No. 69553
Mineral:Bixbyite pseudomorphs after Garnet with Hematite
Locality:Topaz Mountain, Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah
Description:Grainy gray-metallic bixbyite pseudomorphs after trapezohedral garnet crystals to 6 mm with platy black-metallic hematite crystals to 2 mm in crevices. It is uncertain which species of garnet the pseudomorphs originated, probably spessartine. Collected ca. 1980
Overall Size:31x16x9 mm
Crystals:1-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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