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Clinoclase

Locality: Tin stope, Majuba Hill Mine (Majuba Mine; Mylar Mine; Tin Mine; Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology sample sites 2844 & 2846), Antelope District, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA

Posted by: Bruce Kelley

I really like the way the smaller crystals grow out of this twinned pair of clinoclase crystals! That and the contrast with the orange clay covered matrix. FOV: 0.91 mm Stacking: 131 frames @ 4 µm (Look at this one in original resolution... the compression on mindat made it fuzzy.) Bruce Kelley specimen and photo.

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