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Enstatite var. Hypersthene from Labrador, Canada

 
Enstatite var. Hypersthene from Labrador, Canada

Enstatite var. Hypersthene from Labrador, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 32968
Mineral:Enstatite var. Hypersthene
Locality:Labrador, Canada
Description:Pure crystal of iron-rich enstatite, variety hypersthene with old label from Oldach. The crystal has a surface iridescence resulting from many minute parallel faces (hard to photograph). Ex. Frederick J. M. Oldach(1823-ca.1905) of Philadelphia (ca. 1900)
Overall Size:5.5x2x1.5 cm
Crystals:5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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