Hydroxylherderite, Quartz

Specimen ID: PQE-TNA

Hydroxylherderite : CaBe(PO4)(OH)
Quartz : SiO2
As recorded:
Blue Chihuahua Mine, Iron Spring Mountain, Cooper Canyon Mining District, Riverside Co., California, USA
Mindat locality:
5.3cm x 3.5cm x 3.4cm

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5.3 x 3.5 x 3.4 cm. A sharp, lustrous, doubly terminated, 2.3 cm, off-white hydroxylherderite crystal is perched on the side of two, intergrown, glassy and translucent, smoky quartz crystals. Ex Chuck Houser Collection and 1960s/1970s era Dawson’s Minerals label. Norm Dawson was the owner and operator of the White Queen Mine from 1948-1992.
Robert Lavinsky - 24th December 2008
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