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Clinochrysotile in Serpentine from Thetford Mines, Québec, Canada

 
Clinochrysotile in Serpentine from Thetford Mines, Québec, Canada

Clinochrysotile in Serpentine from Thetford Mines, Québec, Canada

Clinochrysotile in Serpentine from Thetford Mines, Québec, Canada

Clinochrysotile in Serpentine from Thetford Mines, Québec, Canada

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Clinochrysotile in Serpentine from Thetford Mines, Québec, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 77393
Mineral:Clinochrysotile in Serpentine
Locality:Thetford Mines, Québec, Canada
Description:Large slab of gray-to-tan serpentine with a 7 mm thick vein of golden fibrous clinochrysotile crystals running through. The serpentine fluoresces yellow-white under longwave UV illumination. Originally acquired ca. 1975
Overall Size:11x10x3 cm
Crystals:6-7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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