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Ilmenite and Rutile in blue Quartz from Aplite Quarry, Wood's Farm, Roseland, Nelson County, Virginia

 
Ilmenite and Rutile in blue Quartz from Aplite Quarry, Wood's Farm, Roseland, Nelson County, Virginia

Ilmenite and Rutile in blue Quartz from Aplite Quarry, Wood's Farm, Roseland, Nelson County, Virginia

DESCRIPTION:No. 33919
Mineral:Ilmenite and Rutile in blue Quartz
Locality:Aplite Quarry, Wood's Farm, Roseland, Nelson County, Virginia
Description:Large black ilmenite crystals up to 18 mm with reddish rutile crystals up to 4 mm in blue quartz. From the famous titanium area in Roseland. This quarry closed in 1950. Scattered imperfections. Ex. John A. Rorer, Jr. collection #319; collected by D. Lipscomb in 1994.
Overall Size:10x6x5 cm
Crystals:1-18 mm
Status: For reference only
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