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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 74715
Mineral:Boleite with Pseudoboleite overgrowth (rare specimen on matrix)
Locality:Amelia Mine, Boleo District, near Santa Rosalía, Baja California Sur, Mexico (Type Locality for Boleite and Pseudoboleite)
Description:Lustrous translucent dark-blue cubic boleite crystals with epitaxial overgrowth of pseudoboleite crystals on the surfaces on tan-colored clay-rich matrix. Specimens of boleite crystals on matrix are uncommon because the matrix softens easily in water. Collected ca. 1980
Overall Size:12x9x7 mm
Crystals:micro to 2.7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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