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Object Name Spodumene
Variety Hiddenite
Object Description Sample of granitic gneiss, with massive and crystalline quartz, cubic pyrite, tiny columnar crystals of reddish-brown rutile, slender black tourmaline crystals, and bright green heavily striated blades of Spodumene, var. Hiddenite. This sample is likely from the original Hiddenite Mine in North Carolina.
Place of Origin North Carolina/Alexander County
People Colburn, Burnham S.
Search Terms hiddenite
Dimensions H-4.25 W-6.94 L-13.32 cm
Catalog Number 11043