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SOLD Samarskite (Y) -well crystallized
Webb Mine, Yancy County
North Carolina, United States
4.3 x 3.8 x 1.8 CM (miniature)
price: $0


A fan of terminated crystals of dark colored Samarskite nicely perched on a typical Pegmatite matrix. The crystals reach 3.5 CM and seem to be doubly terminated (lower termination is partly hidden by matrix). A nice example of this rare earth mineral from North Carolina, these are not often seen on the market from anyplace. Some adhering Mica is seen on a few faces which could be removed but it seems to add a very nice contrast to the dark Samarskite. In fine condition, usually these are rather crude crystals but this specimen is quite well defined.




SOLD Samarskite (Y) -well crystallized
Webb Mine, Yancy County
North Carolina, United States
4.3 x 3.8 x 1.8 CM (miniature)
price: $0


A fan of terminated crystals of dark colored Samarskite nicely perched on a typical Pegmatite matrix. The crystals reach 3.5 CM and seem to be doubly terminated (lower termination is partly hidden by matrix). A nice example of this rare earth mineral from North Carolina, these are not often seen on the market from anyplace. Some adhering Mica is seen on a few faces which could be removed but it seems to add a very nice contrast to the dark Samarskite. In fine condition, usually these are rather crude crystals but this specimen is quite well defined.