Bixbyite with Hyalite Opal
Bixbyite with Hyalite Opal from Wah Wah Mts, Beaver Co., Utah
Collection Robert Lavinsky
Description Superb crystal pair of the rare manganese oxide Bixbyite, in rhyolite matrix, from the well-known Wah Wah Mountains of Utah. The mirror-like cubes of Bixbyite have complex, and super-attractive, edge modifications, with the largest crystal being a significant 8 mm in size. Associated with these is a large amount of highly fluorescent Hyalite Opal.
Locality Wah Wah Mts, Beaver Co., Utah
Dimensions 4.1 x 3.6 x 2.4 cm.
Specimen Grade C
Photograph © Hershel Friedman - All Rights Reserved.

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