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Spodumene var. Hiddenite from 1997 Pocket, Rist Mine, Hiddenite, Alexander County, North Carolina (Type Locality for Hiddenite)

 
Spodumene var. Hiddenite from 1997 Pocket, Rist Mine, Hiddenite, Alexander County, North Carolina (Type Locality for Hiddenite)

Spodumene var. Hiddenite from 1997 Pocket, Rist Mine, Hiddenite, Alexander County, North Carolina (Type Locality for Hiddenite)

Spodumene var. Hiddenite from 1997 Pocket, Rist Mine, Hiddenite, Alexander County, North Carolina (Type Locality for Hiddenite)

Spodumene var. Hiddenite from 1997 Pocket, Rist Mine, Hiddenite, Alexander County, North Carolina (Type Locality for Hiddenite)

Spodumene var. Hiddenite from 1997 Pocket, Rist Mine, Hiddenite, Alexander County, North Carolina (Type Locality for Hiddenite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 76257
Mineral:Spodumene var. Hiddenite
Locality:1997 Pocket, Rist Mine, Hiddenite, Alexander County, North Carolina (Type Locality for Hiddenite)
Description:Lustrous transparent green hiddenite crystal, the chrome-rich green gem variety of the mineral species spodumene. The hiddenite crystal is doubly terminated, with etched surfaces and terminations resulting in many small crystal faces. Weight: 1.85 carats. Collected by G. Wooten and C. Rutledge. See Mineralogical Record vol. 32 #2, March-April 2001, pp. 129-140
Overall Size:15x5x2 mm
Crystals:15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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