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Serpentine var. Ricolite from Ash Creek Canyon, Ricolite Mining District, Grant County, New Mexico (Type Locality for Ricolite)

 
Serpentine var. Ricolite from Ash Creek Canyon, Ricolite Mining District, Grant County, New Mexico (Type Locality for Ricolite)

Serpentine var. Ricolite from Ash Creek Canyon, Ricolite Mining District, Grant County, New Mexico (Type Locality for Ricolite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 79910
Mineral:Serpentine var. Ricolite
Locality:Ash Creek Canyon, Ricolite Mining District, Grant County, New Mexico (Type Locality for Ricolite)
Description:Translucent yellow-green ricolite, the lapidary material composed of serpentine and talc. Ricolite is used as rough for creating gem cabochons and takes a beautiful polish because of its hardness.
Overall Size:4x2.5x1.5 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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