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Rutile from Parkesburg, Chester County, Pennsylvania

 
Rutile from Parkesburg, Chester County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 18868
Mineral:Rutile
Locality:Parkesburg, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Description:Partial rutile crystal found over a hundred years ago in the farmers fields in the Pennsylvania Dutch county. The crystal had eroded from the country rock and was found loose in soul (note the rounded edges due to alluvial wear). Ex. Westtown School (West Chester, Pa.) Collection no. 8139 (ca. 1880).
Overall Size:24x18x16 mm
Crystals:24 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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