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Kimberlite from Gates-Adah Mine, Middle Run, Fayette County, Pennsylvania

 
Kimberlite from Gates-Adah Mine, Middle Run, Fayette County, Pennsylvania

Kimberlite from Gates-Adah Mine, Middle Run, Fayette County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 30410
Mineral:Kimberlite
Locality:Gates-Adah Mine, Middle Run, Fayette 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. 02301; collected by Joe Dague
Overall Size:9x5x3 cm
Crystals:1-20 mm
Status: For reference only
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