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Roger Weller, geology instructor

wellerr@cochise.edu    copyright 2010-R.Weller

hanksite crystals-2
Searles Lake, Trona, California
Hanksite forms crystals that closely resemble double terminated quartz crystals,
but, unlike quartz, hanksite is water soluble.


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Photo is copyright free for non-commercial educational uses.
Just credit photo to R.Weller/Cochise College.

Specimen courtesy of Collin Mineral Company, Inc.
3215 East Redwood Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85048-7835
(480) 759-1976