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RARE Inesite from California 1980s

RARE Inesite from California 1980s


You will receive the exact specimen above of California Inesite RARE from the

Hale Creek Mine

Mad River Rock

Trinity Co

Coastal Range, California USA

This mine started as a Manganese mine during WW2, reaching depths of 2999ft. In 1971 the collection of minerals began, once the thick enclosing calcites dissolved away and revealed the stunning pink trichromatic crystals you see before you! The Mineralogical record 1987 declared The Hale Creek Inesite a classic California species and the mine has produced some of the world’s finest specimen. Collectors are fond of this mineral and its impact on North American mineralogical history.