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Vesuvianite from Fritz Island Mines, Schuylkill River, 3.2 km south of Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania

 
Vesuvianite from Fritz Island Mines, Schuylkill River, 3.2 km south of Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania

Vesuvianite from Fritz Island Mines, Schuylkill River, 3.2 km south of Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania

Vesuvianite from Fritz Island Mines, Schuylkill River, 3.2 km south of Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 34697
Mineral:Vesuvianite
Locality:Fritz Island Mines, Schuylkill River, 3.2 km south of Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania
Description:Sharp crystals of tan-colored vesuvianite on matrix of translucent green microcrystals (epidote?). The vesuvianite crystals are clean and well crystallized. They must have been protected by a calcite coating that was dissolved. Ex. John A. Manley (1861-1936) ca. 1890s
Overall Size:6x4x3 cm
Crystals:1-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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