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Psilomelane (romanèchite+hollandite+cryptomelane) from Nancy Mine, Socorro County, New Mexico

 
Psilomelane (romanèchite+hollandite+cryptomelane) from Nancy Mine, Socorro County, New Mexico

Psilomelane (romanèchite+hollandite+cryptomelane) from Nancy Mine, Socorro County, New Mexico

Psilomelane (romanèchite+hollandite+cryptomelane) from Nancy Mine, Socorro County, New Mexico

Psilomelane (romanèchite+hollandite+cryptomelane) from Nancy Mine, Socorro County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 70149
Mineral:Psilomelane (romanèchite+hollandite+cryptomelane)
Locality:Nancy Mine, Socorro County, New Mexico
Description:Fibrous black hair-like psilomelane crystals (mixture of oxides of manganese composed of romanèchite, hollandite, cryptomelane, etc.) on dense oxide-rich black matrix. These psilomelane specimens are sometimes labeled Rat's Hair Psilomelane. Ex. Tim Swan collection at River Valley Mineral Museum (Rumford, Maine) #669
Overall Size:5x4x1.5 cm
Crystals:5 mm
Status: For reference only
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