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Metaswitzerite (altered Switzerite) from Foote Mine, Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina (Type Locality for Metaswitzerite and Switzerite)

 
Metaswitzerite (altered Switzerite) from Foote Mine, Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina (Type Locality for Metaswitzerite and Switzerite)

Metaswitzerite (altered Switzerite) from Foote Mine, Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina (Type Locality for Metaswitzerite and Switzerite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 73972
Mineral:Metaswitzerite (altered Switzerite)
Locality:Foote Mine, Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina (Type Locality for Metaswitzerite and Switzerite)
Description:Small patch of acicular brown metaswitzerite crystals on one face of contrasting light-colored matrix. The metaswitzerite crystals formed from altered switzerite crystals that dehydrated upon exposure to air. Ex. Joe Cilen (1916-1997) #5040c
Overall Size:28x26x23 mm
Crystals:0.2-1.2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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