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price: £142 / $220 / €172 - This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximateAn glassy water clear crystal of Nifontovite with vitreous lustre. The crystal is sharply formed and elongate with a steeply pointed termination. There is a second white mineral present which is included in the Nifontovite on the body of the crystal, and is also present as an overgrowth on the termination. This specimen has an elongate negative impression of another crystal which runs diagonally on the length of the body. Slight ding on termination.
Nifontovite is a rare Borate mineral. It is normally found in microcrystals, and the last find of large crystals at Charcus was over 50 years ago.
(please note the specimen is much nicer in person than in these photos)
Size: 1.7 x 0.4 x 0.3 cm (Miniature)
Owner: Kristalle and Crystal Classics
Other mineral specimens near Charcas, Mun. de Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico, North America:
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