Stibiotantalite in Quartz (rare association)

Himalaya Mine, San Diego Co., California
Miniature, 4.2 x 2.2 x 1.7 cm
Start Time: 05/13/2009 5:00:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 05/21/2009 5:00:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

Stibiotantalite is a rare, rare-earth oxide and is VERY UNCOMMON from the famous Himalaya Mine. This is a DOUBLY rare specimen of brown, stibiotantalite feathers richly included in a complete all-around and pristine, water-clear quartz crystal set in feldspar matrix. I have never seen one like it. Ex Chuck Houser san diego county Collection.

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