Mineral Specimen #6114 Dresserite, Calcite, Mica
Francon Quarry, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
6.5 x 5 x 3.5 cm
BaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4·H2O and Sr3Na2Zr(CO3)6·3H2O with BaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4·H2O
Off white colored radiating spheres of Dresserite from the type location. Many of the spheres are broken revealing the radiating structure. Also present are small, colorless Calcite crystals and unidentified, gray colored, hexagonal crystals which appear to be Mica.
Flaws: Many of the Dressite spheres are broken open.
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Canada | Carbonates | Calcite | Rare Minerals | Minerals Priced Between 50 and 99 Dollars