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Stellerite var. Epidesmine from Kibblehouse Quarry, Perkiomenville, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

 
Stellerite var. Epidesmine from Kibblehouse Quarry, Perkiomenville, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

Stellerite var. Epidesmine from Kibblehouse Quarry, Perkiomenville, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 31500
Mineral:Stellerite var. Epidesmine
Locality:Kibblehouse Quarry, Perkiomenville, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Description:Thin plate of translucent golden stilbite crystals with curved faces that reflect light in an unusual way. This occurrence used to be called epidesmine, but that name was discredited in 1968 and identified as stellerite. Old collection #2927
Overall Size:5x4x1 cm
Crystals:5-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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