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Prehnite on Calcite from Fairfax Quarry, 6.4 km west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia

 
Prehnite on Calcite from Fairfax Quarry, 6.4 km west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia

Prehnite on Calcite from Fairfax Quarry, 6.4 km west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia

DESCRIPTION:No. 15660
Mineral:Prehnite on Calcite
Locality:Fairfax Quarry, 6.4 km west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia
Description:Olive-colored prehnite overgrown on scalenohedral and bladed calcite crystals up to 5 cm long. Scattered small white calcite crystals coat selected faces of the prehnite.
Overall Size:16x10x4 cm
Crystals:1-50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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