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Artinite from Clear Creek Area, New Idria District, San Benito County, California

 
Artinite from Clear Creek Area, New Idria District, San Benito County, California

Artinite from Clear Creek Area, New Idria District, San Benito County, California

Artinite from Clear Creek Area, New Idria District, San Benito County, California

Artinite from Clear Creek Area, New Idria District, San Benito County, California

Artinite from Clear Creek Area, New Idria District, San Benito County, California

Artinite from Clear Creek Area, New Idria District, San Benito County, California

Artinite from Clear Creek Area, New Idria District, San Benito County, California

Artinite from Clear Creek Area, New Idria District, San Benito County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 72983
Mineral:Artinite
Locality:Clear Creek Area, New Idria District, San Benito County, California
Description:Unusually large cluster of lustrous transparent white needle-like artinite crystals in hemispherical aggregates to 18 mm on one face of green serpentine. The artinite crystals fluoresces dull blue-white under SW UV illumination. From my personal collection, acquired from Ex. Jim Minette (1936-2002). For more info see: Artinite From San Benito County, California in Mineralogical Record 11-12/1977
Overall Size:15x12x8 cm
Crystals:3-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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