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Riebeckite var. Crocidolite from Kuruman District, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

 
Riebeckite var. Crocidolite from Kuruman District, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Riebeckite var. Crocidolite from Kuruman District, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Riebeckite var. Crocidolite from Kuruman District, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Riebeckite var. Crocidolite from Kuruman District, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Riebeckite var. Crocidolite from Kuruman District, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 75899
Mineral:Riebeckite var. Crocidolite
Locality:Kuruman District, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Description:Curved asbestiform crystals of blue riebeckite (variety crocidolite) with brown matrix on one end. Ex. Harry W. Eichel, Jr. (1914-1990); ex. Phil-Mont Christian Academy
Overall Size:9x4.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:50-60 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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