Specimen #645

Name: Glauconite and Calcite

Type: Micromount

Locality: St. Marie Quarry, Green Lake County, Wisconsin, USA

Favorite? N

Fluorescent? N



Acquired: 2008-05-01

Source: Simkev Micromounts

Label: N

Comment: "Unusual pieces! Concretions of colourless to grey-green individual rice grain Calcite crystals. The green coloration is due to inclusions of "Glauconite" which is also part of the "cement" holding the pieces together.

Minerals: Calcite (CaCO3) Glauconite ((K,Na)(Fe+++,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2)

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Field of View: 9.2 x 6.2 mm