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Mineral Specimen #3819    Yellow, Orange and White Datolite with Native Copper

Mesnard Mine (Quincy No. 8 shaft), Quincy Mine, Houghton Co., Michigan

7.5 x 5.2 x 2.2 cm


Three distinct colors are present in this polished Datolite. The predominate color is a light yellow with a butterscotch tint. TAlso present is light peachy orange color. his mine is well known for these two distinct colors; but it is unusual to find both in one specimen. Around the edges of the other two colors is white. These three colors contrast with the darker red/brown of the basalt matrix. The Datolite is only a thin layer on the surface of this specimen. The specimen is in very good condition with no appreciable damage.

This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Michigan | Nesosilicates | Polished & Worked | Minerals Priced Between 300 and 499 Dollars