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Diopside var. Malacolite from Sing Sing Quarry, Ossining, Westchester County, New York

 
Diopside var. Malacolite from Sing Sing Quarry, Ossining, Westchester County, New York

Diopside var. Malacolite from Sing Sing Quarry, Ossining, Westchester County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 35181
Mineral:Diopside var. Malacolite
Locality:Sing Sing Quarry, Ossining, Westchester County, New York
Description:Terminated single crystal of beige-colored diopside with steep termination faces on one end. The surface luster is dull. This specimen is from the old quarry near the infamous Sing Sing prison site. Ex. John A. Manley (1861-1936) ca. 1890s
Overall Size:42x16x15 mm
Crystals:40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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