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Fairfieldite on Albite from Foote Quarry, Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina

 
Fairfieldite on Albite from Foote Quarry, Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina

Fairfieldite on Albite from Foote Quarry, Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina

Fairfieldite on Albite from Foote Quarry, Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina

Fairfieldite on Albite from Foote Quarry, Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina

DESCRIPTION:No. 81478
Mineral:Fairfieldite on Albite
Locality:Foote Quarry, Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina
Description:Lustrous translucent pale-yellow fairfieldite crystals in spherical rosettes to 4 mm diameter on lustrous transparent colorless wedge-shaped albite crystals to 1 mm. Fairfieldite is a rare phosphate mineral that is rarely obtainable in good crystals. Ex. S. Kelland collection; acquired in 2003; ex. Betts #21177
Overall Size:4.5x2x1 cm
Crystals:micro to 1 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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