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Actinolite pseudomorphs after Augite (Uralite) from Calumet Iron Mine, Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado

 
Actinolite pseudomorphs after Augite (Uralite) from Calumet Iron Mine, Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado

Actinolite pseudomorphs after Augite (Uralite) from Calumet Iron Mine, Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 22719
Mineral:Actinolite pseudomorphs after Augite (Uralite)
Locality:Calumet Iron Mine, Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado
Description:Shallow pocket completely coated with green actinolite pseudomorphs after augite crystals up to 3 mm (commonly mislabeled as Uralite, a discredited mineral species). Two quartz crystals are on the left side of the pocket.
Overall Size:10x6x5 cm
Crystals:2-20 mm
Status: For reference only
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