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Binghamite

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Colour:Yellowish to reddish
A variety of Chalcedony

Chatoyant chalcedony included with dense and parallel fibres of Goethite and/or Hematite. Similar to Tiger's Eye.

Originally described from Cuyuna North Range, Crow Wing Co., Minnesota, USA.

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Classification of Binghamite

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Physical Properties of Binghamite

Colour:Yellowish to reddish

Other Names for Binghamite

Synonyms:
American Tiger EyeCuyunite
Other Languages:
German:Binghamit
Spanish:Binghamita

Other Information

Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

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  • Localities for Binghamite

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    • Minnesota
      • Crow Wing Co.
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