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Augite with Graphite from near Ticonderoga, Essex County, New York

 
Augite with Graphite from near Ticonderoga, Essex County, New York

Augite with Graphite from near Ticonderoga, Essex County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 31368
Mineral:Augite with Graphite
Locality:near Ticonderoga, Essex County, New York
Description:Green-gray terminated crystals of augite up to 5 cm long that were exposed by dissolving the surrounding white calcite matrix. Shiny hexagonal graphite crystals up to 4 mm are scattered throughout. Aesthetically challenged, historic value only. Old collection #2625; ex. Elmer Rowley
Overall Size:6x6x5 cm
Crystals:1-50 mm
Status: For reference only
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