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Talc var. Steatite from Pilot, Cecil County, Maryland

 
Talc var. Steatite from Pilot, Cecil County, Maryland

DESCRIPTION:No. 27746
Mineral:Talc var. Steatite
Locality:Pilot, Cecil County, Maryland
Description:Hard, translucent mass of green talc with rippled pattern due to distorted growth of the crystals. With old pen-and-ink label giving the quarry name, but not decipherable - looks like Wiant's Spar Quarry. Ex. A. Lincoln Sherk II, MD. (1896-1970)
Overall Size:8x5x1.5 cm
Crystals:8 cm
Status: For reference only
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