Philipsburgite, Mimetite, Gypsum (Var: Selenite), Quartz
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
Thumbnail, 2.7 x 1.8 x 1.5 cm
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