Kleinite (rare halide)

McDermitt Mine, Humboldt Co., Nevada
Miniature, 5.0 x 3.6 x 1.9 cm
Start Time: 06/03/2010 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 06/10/2010 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

A very rich and excellent specimen of lustrous, bright orange-yellow, kleinite microcrystals richly covering the starkly contrasting, gray cristobalite matrix from the McDermitt Mine of Nevada. Kleinite is an ultra rare mecury halide, known from only 3 localities, worldwide!

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