Anatase – Crystal Cluster on Muscovite- North Carolina


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This anatase is from the Yates Brooks Farm in Lattimore, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA. At one time a small mica prospect was operated at this locale. The muscovite crystals found here are well known for their emerald green color. Anatase was found as an accessory mineral but it was not common. It is a titanium oxide that contains the elements Ti and O. This piece consists of a vug filled muscovite crystal matrix on which several anatase and some micro rutile crystals can be found. The primary anatase crystal is approximately 4 mm long which is large for the locale. It has some secondary anatase and rutile crystals attached. This piece measures 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches or 89 x 64 x 38 mm.

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Weight7 oz

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