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Muscovite from Subway Dumps at York Road and Chelten Avenue, near Melrose Park in northern Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 
Muscovite from Subway Dumps at York Road and Chelten Avenue, near Melrose Park in northern Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 28586
Mineral:Muscovite
Locality:Subway Dumps at York Road and Chelten Avenue, near Melrose Park in northern Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Description:Single crystal of silvery mica recovered during the construction of the Philadelphia subway system. Ex. A. Lincoln Sherk II, MD. (1896-1970); collected Nov. 13, 1927
Overall Size:5x3x.5 cm
Crystals:5 cm
Status: For reference only
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