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Wavellite (odd stalactitic growth) (old specimen) viewBack to THANKSGIVING WEEK FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION - end SATURDAY November 24th, 2018

General Trimble's Mine, East Whiteland Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania
  • Starting Time:11/15/2018 06:45:00 PM(CST)
  • Ending Time:11/24/2018 06:30:00 PM(CST)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Size:Small Cabinet
  • Size Description:6.3 x 4.3 x 4.0 cm

Description:A VERY rarely seen specimen of unusually stalactitic Wavellite from the lesser known General Trimble's Mine. It's possibly that there may be more than one species present as the soft golden yellow radial Wavellite is contacted in areas revealing a dark (nearly black) "core", so this could be Wavellite coating another mineral. If you collect phosphates, US minerals or species from Pennsylvania, don't miss out on in this hard to find piece from this old Dana locality! The piece comes with an old label from noted New York mineral dealer, Hugh A. Ford. Since the label has Ford's New York address it dates to 1946-1957.

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