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- Rockport, Essex Co., Massachusetts, United States
- SmCabinet 7x9x3cm
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A piece of the Cape Ann Granite with a 3 x 1cm area of pink crystalline Danalite, a rare Berillium Silicate and member of the Helvite Group, discovered at Rockport and named for James Dwight Dana. Associated with black micaceous crystals of Annite also, another TL mineral from Rockport.
Comes with a label from Paul Moore Collection with the number 680, which matches the tag on the backside of the specimen.
- Lupikko mine, Pitkäranta, Karelia Republic, Russia
- Miniature 3.5x3x1.5cm
Deep red glossy crystal grains to 3mm in matrix. This is James Dwight Dana namesake mineral, if you don't have one of his minerals, you should.