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Object Name Molybdenite
Object Description Sample of white fine-grained massive albite (plagioclase feldspar) with several small, hexagonal bright gray, metallic, foliated crystals of molybdenite. Tiny reddish dodecahedral garnets 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 99. It was a part of the college's original acquisition from Thomas Cooper in 1821.
Collector Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839
Place of Origin Maine
People Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839
Search Terms Catalogue of the Collection of Minerals in the College of S. C.
Dimensions H-3.14 W-4.35 L-6.42 cm
Catalog Number 1297