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Phenakite (twinned crystals) from Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado

 
Phenakite (twinned crystals) from Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado

Phenakite (twinned crystals) from Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado

Phenakite (twinned crystals) from Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado

Phenakite (twinned crystals) from Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 76894
Mineral:Phenakite (twinned crystals)
Locality:Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado
Description:Uncommonly large transparent-to-translucent colorless phenakite crystals with minor muscovite included in the bottom where they were attached. The phenakite crystals are interpenetrant twinned, rotated on the C-axis (drill bit-habit twinned). Collected ca. 1985
Overall Size:23x20x19 mm
Crystals:20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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