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Kimberlite from Tanoma Mine, Dixonville Dike, Indiana County, Pennsylvania

 
Kimberlite from Tanoma Mine, Dixonville Dike, Indiana County, Pennsylvania

Kimberlite from Tanoma Mine, Dixonville Dike, Indiana County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 30408
Mineral:Kimberlite
Locality:Tanoma Mine, Dixonville Dike, Indiana County, Pennsylvania
Description:Mixture of several minerals known as kimberlite - the parent rock that diamonds are found in. Typical minerals include forsterite, pyrope garnet, diopside, and phlogopite mica. Ex. Jay Lininger (1939-2004); auction lot 34, item no. 02299; collected by Joe Dague January 1994
Overall Size:8x4x4 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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