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Object Name Bitumen
Variety Asphaltum
Object Description Irregular sample of dull black, mineral pitch, with unrecognizable plant inclusions and conchoidal fracture. 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 Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839
Place of Origin Mediterranean
People Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839
Search Terms Catalogue of the Collection of Minerals in the College of S. C.
Dimensions H-4.807 W-7.505 L-8.478 cm
Catalog Number 11913