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Opal Var Diatomite

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Opal Var Diatomite

Ex-John H. Eicher Collection; ex-David J. Eicher Collection

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Description
Locality: 
Santa Barbara County, California, United States of America
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.1 × 0.1 × 0.1 cm
Description

Unusual and rarely offered; opal, var. diatomite, from an old collection. Submillimetric particles, almost like sand. The glass jar shown here has a diameter of 5.3 cm. Collected by John H. Eicher in the 1930s.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Opal

Formula: 
SiO2·nH2O
Strunz: 
4.DA.10
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
White

Diatomite

Variety Of: 

Opal

Formula: 
SiO2·nH2O
Strunz: 
4.DA.10
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Hardness: 
0.0

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