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Mineral Specimen #5159    Pumpellyite on Glaucophane

Berkley Hills, Berkley, Alameda Co., Michigan

5 x 2.3 x 3 cm


Ex. Steve Pullman, Ex. Jewell Tunnel Imports, Ex. Burton Jirgl aka "Jerk Burgle", pre 1986

Dark green colored, fibrous Pumpellyite crystals resting on a bed of massive Glauconite. The Pumpellyite has a silky luster. Please note: Pumpellyite is not listed on mindat for the Berkely Hills although Glaucophane is. Both Steve Pullman and to a lesser extent, Burton Jirgle, were advanced collectors of California minerals.

Condition: Fairly Good

Flaws: Only some of the Pumpellyite crystals are complete and terminated.

This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From California and Nevada | Sorosilicates | Phyllosilicates | Minerals Priced Between 50 and 99 Dollars