Apalachee Minerals

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DAT5206 - DATOLITE

$160.00 Weight: 312 g


Delaware Mine; Keweenaw County, Michigan, USA
57mm x 49mm x 19mm
Sawn and polished datolite nodule half. The pink color is due to included hematite and copper, not apparent to the naked eye but visible as small red spots under magnification. A great pair of Tom Rosemeyer articles about Michigan’s Copper Country datolite nodules can be found in Rocks & Minerals, Volume 78, Number 3 (May-June, 2003), pages 170 -188, and Volume 80, Number 3 (May-June, 2005, pages 154-177.

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