Dims: 0.7 x 0.4 x 0.3" (1.8 x 1.0 x 0.8 cm)
Wt: 10.5 g
Rapid Creek, Yukon, Canada
This interesting little thumbnail specimen consists of 3 intergrown Wardite crystals. These crystals do not measure more than 0.4" (1.0 cm) along any axis and are in excellent condition, showing no appreciable damage. Their tetragonal, pseudo-octahedral form is very good, though the most intergrown crystal is incomplete and somewhat warped. All are colorless, but their internal fracturing renders them essentially a milky-white, and some of these fractures have a brown discoloration. They have a bright pearly luster, and are translucent. There is no host rock present, and the piece is affixed inside a plastic specimen box.