Philipsburgite, Mimetite, Gypsum (Var: Selenite), Quartz
Thumbnail, 2.7 x 1.8 x 1.5 cm
Black Pine Mine (Combination Mine; Black Pine Tailings; Black Pine Dump), Flint Creek Valley, John Long Mts, Philipsburg District (Flint Creek District), Granite Co., Montana, USA
An unusual and showy combination specimen from the famous Black Pine Mine of Montana. Turquoise-green philipsburgite - this is the TYPE LOCALITY, coats a pristine quartz crystal on matrix. Green microcrystallized mimetite and selenite crystals are nicely set on the specimen. This is a RARE COMBINATION piece especially for the mimetite 2.7 x 1.8 x 1.5 cm