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Spinel in marble from Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey

 
Spinel in marble from Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey

Spinel in marble from Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 37867
Mineral:Spinel in marble
Locality:Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey
Description:Complex octahedral crystal of dark purple-black spinel embedded in white marble matrix with minor pyrite. The spinel crystal has faces composed of smaller, parallel crystal faces. This is a large crystal for the locality (now flooded). Ex. Don Belsher collection
Overall Size:7x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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