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Object Name Elaterite
Variety Elastic Bitumen
Caoutchouc
Object Description Cut cubic block of brownish black, dull coal, var. bitumen with plant remains apparent, and a distinct petroliferous odor. Small yellow earthy spots of sulfur are also present. This sample is included in the Catalogue of the Collection of Minerals in the College of S. C. and can be found on page 5. It was a part of the college's original acquisition from Thomas Cooper in 1821.
Collector Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839
People Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839
Search Terms Catalogue of the Collection of Minerals in the College of S. C.
Dimensions H-4.076 W-6.921 L-6.322 cm
Catalog Number 11912