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Mineral Specimen #5202    Pectolite

Ash Creek, Mendocino Co., California

12.8 x 10.1 x 1.6 and 9.8 x 4.4 x 3.4


Collected by William Nisson, prior to 1965, Ex. California Academy of Sciences, Ex. Steve Pullman

Two pieces of Pectolite from an obscure location which is likely the same as the Rosenhahnite occurrence, Russian River, Cloverdale area, Mendocino Co., California listed on mindat which is only a few miles from he town of Ash Creek. One of the specimens has been sawed. The color ranges from off white to orange. The specimens were collected by William Nisson, noted amateur mineralogist and field collector, for whom the mineral Nissonite is named.

Condition: Fairly Good

Flaws: Essentially massive materia.

This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From California and Nevada | Inosilicates | Polished & Worked | Minerals Priced Between 50 and 99 Dollars