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Albite pseudomorph after Scapolite with Augite from Route 41 road cut, 9.6 km east of Griffith, Ontario, Canada

 
Albite pseudomorph after Scapolite with Augite from Route 41 road cut, 9.6 km east of Griffith, Ontario, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 17003
Mineral:Albite pseudomorph after Scapolite with Augite
Locality:Route 41 road cut, 9.6 km east of Griffith, Ontario, Canada
Description:Brown albite pseudomorphs after scapolite crystals up to 8 mm long with black augite crystals up to 15 mm. The albite replaced the scapolite molecule by molecule, resulting in transformed composition but retaining the original shape. Ex. A. Stevenson collection #432
Overall Size:25x20x12 mm
Crystals:1-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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