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Smythite on Quartz with Dolomite and Calcite from State Route 37 Road Cut, Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana (Type Locality for Smythite)

 
Smythite on Quartz with Dolomite and Calcite from State Route 37 Road Cut, Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana (Type Locality for Smythite)

Smythite on Quartz with Dolomite and Calcite from State Route 37 Road Cut, Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana (Type Locality for Smythite)

Smythite on Quartz with Dolomite and Calcite from State Route 37 Road Cut, Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana (Type Locality for Smythite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 74706
Mineral:Smythite on Quartz with Dolomite and Calcite
Locality:State Route 37 Road Cut, Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana (Type Locality for Smythite)
Description:Platy brown smythite crystals to 0.5 mm on lustrous transparent colorless quartz crystals to 2 mm with brown dolomite crystals to 2 mm and colorless rhombic calcite crystals to 4 mm. Metallic inclusions in the quartz may be smythite also. Ex. Julius Weber (1914-2003) collection, principle photographer of the Encyclopedia of Minerals (1974)
Overall Size:20x17x11 mm
Crystals:0.1-4.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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