Dims: 2.20x1.38x1.69" (5.6x3.5x4.3cm)
Wt: 2.29oz. (64.8g)
Glacier Peak, Cloudy Pass, Pluton, Snohomish County, Washington, USA
A single large crystal of molybdenite rests on this quartz and albite matrix. It is actually a book of thin plates, although the pages underneach are much smaller. The molybdenite is silver and opaque, with a bright metallic luster. There is also a small amount of muscovite present.