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Id 15
Identification Type Mineral
Name Glauconite
Distinguishing Features green
Description Blue green to olive green. Often occurs as sand-sized, rounded pellets. Secondary mineral.
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Unique Identification: Glauconite
Site name: Owens
Light type: Plane-Polarized Light
Magnification: 400
Submitted by: Joe Smoot
Notes: dark green nonpleochroic
Image Tags: none
Unique Identification: Glauconite
Site name: Feni Drift, Rockall Trough, NE Atlantic (53 13.46 N, 18 53.69 W)
Light type: Plane-Polarized Light
Magnification: not specified
Submitted by: Guy Rothwell
Notes: Glauconite grains - picked fraction, aggregate
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Unique Identification: Glauconite
Site name: not specified
Light type: Plane-Polarized Light
Magnification: 100
Submitted by: Guy Rothwell
Notes: SIOCLMR 173 G,
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Unique Identification: Glauconite
Site name: Lower continental rise, west of Cape Agulhas, South Africa (35 03.97 S, 15 26.91 E)
Light type: Plane-Polarized Light
Magnification: not specified
Submitted by: Guy Rothwell
Notes: Irregular and smooth glauconite grains, aggregate
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Unique Identification: Glauconite
Site name: Lower continental rise, west of Cape Agulhas, South Africa (35 03.97 S, 15 26.91 E)
Light type: Plane-Polarized Light
Magnification: not specified
Submitted by: Guy Rothwell
Notes: Irregular and smooth glauconite grains, aggregate
Image Tags: none