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LL632 - McGuinnessite, Vuagnatite $ 50 (=~ CAN$ 64)
Copper King Mine, Red Mountain, Mendocino Co., California, USA
thumbnail - 2 x 1.5 x 1 cm


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McGuinnessite, Vuagnatite from Copper King Mine, Red Mountain, Mendocino Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL632a.jpg] McGuinnessite, Vuagnatite from Copper King Mine, Red Mountain, Mendocino Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL632b.jpg] McGuinnessite, Vuagnatite from Copper King Mine, Red Mountain, Mendocino Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL632c.jpg] McGuinnessite, Vuagnatite from Copper King Mine, Red Mountain, Mendocino Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL632d.jpg]

Bubbly blue/green McGuinnessite on matrix. McGuinnessite is a rare manganese, copper, carbonate and this specimen is from the type locality of the Copper King Mine in the Red Mountain Mining District. Ex. Chuck Trantham collection. Self collected by Chuck and Al McGuinness in 1982.


LL366 - Lawsonite $ 80 (=~ CAN$ 103)
Reed Station, Tiburon, Marin Co., California, USA
cabinet - 10.5 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm


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Lawsonite from Reed Station, Tiburon, Marin Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL366a.jpg] Lawsonite from Reed Station, Tiburon, Marin Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL366b.jpg] Lawsonite from Reed Station, Tiburon, Marin Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL366c.jpg] Lawsonite from Reed Station, Tiburon, Marin Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL366d.jpg]

Glaucophane schist matrix hosting crystals of blue Lawsonite. Large crystals to 2cm in size. Old specimen from the type locality for the species, collected by Chuck Trantham back in 1968. Rare stuff! Ex. Chuck Trantham collection.
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