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Object Name Turquoise
Object Description Rock fragment of gray phyllite with tiny bright turquoise-colored crystals of the mineral Turquoise. Likely collected from the Bishop Mine in Lynch Station, VA, this specimen is a fine example of crystalline turquoise, rather than the more common form of opaque veins found in other areas.
Place of Origin Virginia/Campbell County/Lynch Station
Dimensions H-2.95 W-1.656 L-7.032 cm
Catalog Number 10421