Mineral Specimen #4924 Hureaulite variety: Palaite
Stewart Mine, Tourmaline Queen Mountain, Pala, San Diego Co., California
Ex. John Melhase - pre 1938, Ex. California Academy of Sciences, Ex. Steve Pullman
A miniature specimen of massive or orange/brown colored Hureaulite which at one time was considered as Palaite from this location. This from a rounded phosphate pod which were found in the past at the location and has an outer rind of another, unidentified, black colored phosphate.
Flaws: Essentially massive material.