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Thorite from Kemp Prospect, 3 km WNW of Cheddar, Cardiff Township, Ontario, Canada

 
Thorite from Kemp Prospect, 3 km WNW of Cheddar, Cardiff Township, Ontario, Canada

Thorite from Kemp Prospect, 3 km WNW of Cheddar, Cardiff Township, Ontario, Canada

Thorite from Kemp Prospect, 3 km WNW of Cheddar, Cardiff Township, Ontario, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 76854
Mineral:Thorite
Locality:Kemp Prospect, 3 km WNW of Cheddar, Cardiff Township, Ontario, Canada
Description:Complete rectangular crystal of thorite, a silicate of thorium, complete on all sides. The thorite crystal has brown metamict surface alteration typical of thorite crystals from this locality that was first opened in 1955. Ex. John Pitfick (?-1969) private collection #361; collected ca. 1960. Radioactive
Overall Size:32x28x25 mm
Crystals:30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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