Specimen #1861

Name: Pyrolusite (hair-like crystals)

Type: Mineral

Locality: Socorro County, New Mexico, USA

Favorite? N

Fluorescent? N

Size: 6.3 x 4.5 x 1.4 cm

Weight: 46

Acquired: 2010-01-27

Source: Arkenstone Auction

Label: N

Comment: A very hairy specimen of fine, acicular crystals, seldom preserved in good quality. Not very expensive perhaps, but interesting material . It is actually really pretty, with a look of fine silk to the lustre, and soft velvet in texture

Minerals: Pyrolusite (MnO2)

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Pyrolusite, Socorro County, New Mexico - 6.3 x 4.5 x 1.4 cm