Mineral Specimen #5987 Yellow Datolite
Mesnard Mine (Quincy No. 8 shaft), Quincy Mine, Houghton Co., Michigan
3.9 x 2.7 x 2.2 cm
A cut and polished Datolite nodule with attached basalt. The color is yellow color with a slight butterscotch tint and red edging. Immediately recognizable as being from the Mesnard mine. The color has less of the butterscotch color and more yellow than often seen for specimens from the mine. Very attractive, difficult to obtain and highly sought after.
Flaws: Nothing Appreciable
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Michigan | Nesosilicates | Polished & Worked | Minerals Priced Between 200 and 299 Dollars