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Specimen # 100791
Mineral: Goyazite
Location: Goyazite, Rapid Creek, Dawson Mining District, Yukon Territory, Canada
Size: 5.8 x 5.8 x 3.0 cm


Detailed Description

This miniature features a cluster of nice pale lilac goyazite crystals up to 0.4 cm, centred on the matrix. Micro wardite crystals in association, and the matrix includes blue lazulite, providing a nice coloruful offset.  In excellent condition.  A sweet goyazite specimen.

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About these Yukon Phosphates

Discovered in the 1970s, the occurrences at Rapid Creek have become known as among the best localities in the world for phosphate species. At Rapid Creek, many of the minerals are the finest known for the species. The specimens in this  update are from the 1980s and 1990s, the heyday period for specimen discoveries at Rapid Creek.

Additional information

Dimensions 32 × 31 × 29 cm