Mineral Specimen #5321 Garnierite (Mix of Nickel Silicates likely containing Pecoraite)
Riddle Mine Riddle, Riddle District, Douglas Co., Oregon
14.6 x 8 x 7.4 cm
Ex. Steve Pullman
Garnierite is a name used for a mix of nickel silicates which can include Nepouite, Pecoraite, Pimelite, Willemseite and others. Specimens from this location have a range of shades of green. On this specimen, the green is a richer, darker color than usual. Likewise, the luster can vary from chalky to glossy. This specimen has a decent glossy luster and is about as good as found.
Flaws: Essentially masssive material.
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From the United States | Phyllosilicates | Rare Minerals | Minerals Priced Between 25 and 49 Dollars