Dragon Minerals - Update August 18, 2019

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14933:
Colemanite
U.S. Borax Open Pit, U.S. Borax Mine, Boron, Kramer District, Kern County, California
Miniature - 4.1 x 3.3 x 3.3 cm (1.6 x 1.3 x 1.3 inches)
47 grams (0.10 pounds)
ex Jim Minette collection
Specimen status: Sold

The matrix display face is covered with sharp, brown colemanite crystals which reach about 9 mm in length. These have unidentified dark brown phantom inclusions, which add interest. Sits perfectly for display without needing a stand. Except for the usual edge issues, free of damage. From the collection of the late Jim Minette, noted borate expert.







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