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Object Name Bitumen
Variety Asphaltum
Object Description Irregular sample of gray granular igneous rock with colorless massive quartz and bluish white botryoidal chalcedony, covered on this surface with a layer of black mineral pitch that is now hardened. This sample is included in the Catalogue of the Collection of Minerals in the College of S. C. and can be found on page 7. It was a part of the college's original acquisition from Thomas Cooper in 1821.
Collector Vanuxem, Lardner, 1792-1848
Place of Origin see notes & custom fields
People Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839
Vanuxem, Lardner, 1792-1848
Search Terms Catalogue of the Collection of Minerals in the College of S. C.
Dimensions H-4.018 W-6.031 L-8.102 cm
Catalog Number 11914