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Ronald Kendig's Photo Gallery

MHP-C7TStrashimirite Cu8(AsO4)4(OH)4·5H2O

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Copper stope, Majuba Hill Mine, Antelope Mining District, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA

Dimensions: 4.3 cm x 2.5 cm x 2.1 cm

Excellent contrast of what appears to be a Powdery Sky-Blue coating of STRASHIMIRITE on dark matrix. Magnification revealed flattened microscopic sprays of this rare species. Measurements: 4.3 x 2.5 x 2.1 cm [1 5/8” x 1” x 1 1/16”]
Specimen was in the Fred d’Esopo collection; he purchased it from Mineralogical Research Co. in the 1990’s. Recently de-acquisitioned.
Photo ID: 531350     Uploaded by: Ronald Kendig   View Count: 180   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1676 x 1601 pixels (2.7 Mpix)

750-1N1Schorl Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)

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West Branch pegmatite, Newark, New Castle Co., Delaware, USA

Well-formed terminated Black Schorl on matrix. Length of large crystal is 5.1 cm while smaller Schorl crystals are 2.3 cm. Overall size of specimen is 15.5 cm x 10.7 x 8.3 cm. This is the best Schorl specimen that I have seen from this site. Ex. Delaney Collection.
Photo ID: 528460     Uploaded by: Ronald Kendig   View Count: 241   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1473 x 1796 pixels (2.6 Mpix)
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