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Cordierite from Richmond Soapstone Quarry, Cheshire County, New Hampshire

 
Cordierite from Richmond Soapstone Quarry, Cheshire County, New Hampshire

DESCRIPTION:No. 17450
Mineral:Cordierite
Locality:Richmond Soapstone Quarry, Cheshire County, New Hampshire
Description:Several large, blocky crystals of greenish cordierite frozen in white quartz matrix. Two crystals are exceptionally well formed, with complex faces, for this hard to find mineral. More cordierite crystals could be exposed by chipping away the quartz.
Overall Size:12x9x6 cm
Crystals:2-5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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