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Cordierite var. Iolite from Richmond Soapstone Quarry, Cheshire County, New Hampshire

 
Cordierite var. Iolite from Richmond Soapstone Quarry, Cheshire County, New Hampshire

Cordierite var. Iolite from Richmond Soapstone Quarry, Cheshire County, New Hampshire

DESCRIPTION:No. 28590
Mineral:Cordierite var. Iolite
Locality:Richmond Soapstone Quarry, Cheshire County, New Hampshire
Description:Large crystal of greenish-brown cordierite in massive cordierite matrix with milky quartz. The crystal is sharp and well-formed. It may be possible to expose the crystal further. Ex. A. Lincoln Sherk II, MD. (1896-1970)
Overall Size:9x5x3 cm
Crystals:20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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