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Gyrolite over Calcite from Malad-Kurar Quarry, Bombay, Maharashtra, India

 
Gyrolite over Calcite from Malad-Kurar Quarry, Bombay, Maharashtra, India

Gyrolite over Calcite from Malad-Kurar Quarry, Bombay, Maharashtra, India

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Gyrolite over Calcite from Malad-Kurar Quarry, Bombay, Maharashtra, India

DESCRIPTION:No. 32591
Mineral:Gyrolite over Calcite
Locality:Malad-Kurar Quarry, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Description:Olive-green gyrolite crystals overgrown on brown calcite crystals resulting in spherical aggregates up to 20 mm diameter. Several calcite crystals are not completely covered. The matrix is coated with sugar-like quartz microcrystals.
Overall Size:13x7x3 cm
Crystals:.5-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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