Graphite from Crestmore, Riverside County, California

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Winter 1991


The common mineral graphite is seldom used in mineral collections because good specimens are hard to find. Many well-formed crystals can be found in the Crestmore quarries in California. Collectors have noticed spiral growth patterns and the occurrence of twin laws.

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Mineralogical Record