Specimen #618

Name: Hemimorphite

Type: Mineral

Locality: Lehigh Co., Pennsylvania, USA

Favorite? N

Fluorescent? N

Size: 13.1 x 9.3 x 5.9 cm

Weight: 606

Acquired: 2008-04-01

Source: Arkenstone Auction

Label: Y

Comment: A brecciated matrix is host for rosettes of sparkling, tan, hemimorphite, to .5 cm across. This is from 19th. century world famous Pennsylvania collector, William Jefferis; and is an interesting locality piece with a neat old label. (Carnegie Museum)

Minerals: Hemimorphite (Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 (H2O))

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