Dims: 4.0 x 3.8 x 3.8" (10.1 x 9.6 x 9.5 cm)
Wt: 1 lb., 14.3 oz. (859 g)
San Benito County, California, U.S.A.
Several rounded, partly intergrown Artinite clusters rest on the serpentine base of this cabinet piece. These clusters are in excellent condition and reach 0.4" (1.0 cm) in diameter. Each is made up of hundreds of radiating Artinite needles that do not exceed 0.3" (8 mm) in length. Though they are too fine to effectively study even with a loupe, their uniformity suggests good monoclinic form. Though they are colorless and transparent as individuals, the clusters are effectively white and opaque. They also show the standard pearly luster.