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Boleite with Pseudoboleite overgrowth from Amelia Mine, Boleo District, near Santa Rosalía, Baja California Sur, Mexico (Type Locality for Boleite and Pseudoboleite)

 
Boleite with Pseudoboleite overgrowth from Amelia Mine, Boleo District, near Santa Rosalía, Baja California Sur, Mexico (Type Locality for Boleite and Pseudoboleite)

Boleite with Pseudoboleite overgrowth from Amelia Mine, Boleo District, near Santa Rosalía, Baja California Sur, Mexico (Type Locality for Boleite and Pseudoboleite)

Boleite with Pseudoboleite overgrowth from Amelia Mine, Boleo District, near Santa Rosalía, Baja California Sur, Mexico (Type Locality for Boleite and Pseudoboleite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 73112
Mineral:Boleite with Pseudoboleite overgrowth
Locality:Amelia Mine, Boleo District, near Santa Rosalía, Baja California Sur, Mexico (Type Locality for Boleite and Pseudoboleite)
Description:Lustrous translucent blue boleite crystal with remnants of tan-colored matrix on the surfaces. The boleite is cubic form and the outer faces have thin epitaxial overgrowth of pseudoboleite crystals on the surfaces — a classic formation from this mine. Collected ca. 1980
Overall Size:10x7x7 mm
Crystals:micro to 5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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