Mineral Specimen #4711 Neotocite variety: Penwithite
Noda-Tamagawa mine, Noda-mura, Kunohe-gun, Iwate Prefecture, Tohoku Region, Honshu Island, Japan
5.3 x 1.6 x 1.6 cmmeasurement is for the bottle
3 x 2.3 x 0.9 in
Ex. Steve Pullman, purchased from Fraziers, Feb. 1990
A plastic container filled with small pieces and grains of the black colored variety of Neotocite called Penwithite. Because it was hard to photograph the specimens within the bottle, two of the larger pieces were removed and photographed separately.
Flaws: Essentially massive material.
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Asia | Phyllosilicates | Rare Minerals | Minerals Priced Between 25 and 49 Dollars