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Mineral: Ganterite: [Ba0.5(Na,K)0.5]Al2(Si2.5Al1.5O10)(OH)2
Comments: BSE image of thin-section showing ganterite (G) portion of a larger muscovite (M) grain. The lighter color corresponds to greater heavy element (Ba) contents. AmMin, v92, p703.
Location: Lincoln Hill dumortierite deposit in the Humboldt Range located near Oreana, Pershing County, Nevada.
Scale: Picture size 300 µm.
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