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Columbite-(Fe) from Rutherford Mine, Amelia Court House, Amelia County, Virginia

 
Columbite-(Fe) from Rutherford Mine, Amelia Court House, Amelia County, Virginia

Columbite-(Fe) from Rutherford Mine, Amelia Court House, Amelia County, Virginia

DESCRIPTION:No. 33734
Mineral:Columbite-(Fe)
Locality:Rutherford Mine, Amelia Court House, Amelia County, Virginia
Description:Twinned crystals of black columbite-(Fe) with no matrix attached. The crystal is sharp, with smooth crystal faces. The crystals are twinned on the [010] plane, clearly visible running through the center. An excellent specimen with few imperfections. Ex. John A. Rorer, Jr. collection #135; Collected on a UVA Geology field trip in May 1949.
Overall Size:20x20x10 mm
Crystals:20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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