Cabinet, 9.8 x 5.9 x 5.4 cm
Thompson Shaft, Furnace Creek Wash, Ryan, Inyo Co., California, USA
Ex. Al Ordway
This specimen was collected in 1970 by Jim Minette and Dave Wilber, as noted on the Minette label accompanying. The specimen consists of prismatic, lustrous and translucent, white crystals to 1 cm in length nearly covering a massive matrix of the same species (i think). It is in any case a rather large, rich example of this rare borate, and one of the largest I have seen in the collections of these few people who specialzied in California borates