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Augite var. Jeffersonite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey

 
Augite var. Jeffersonite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey

Augite var. Jeffersonite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey

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Augite var. Jeffersonite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 27810
Mineral:Augite var. Jeffersonite
Locality:Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
Description:Several crystals of black augite, variety Jeffersonite in white calcite matrix. The largest crystal is well exposed. The bottom of the specimen is sawn flat. With old pen-and-ink label dating to ca. 1880, most likely from Reuben Haines collection. Ex. Stuart F. Wise collection
Overall Size:9x7x5 cm
Crystals:5-45 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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