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Andalusite var. Chiastolite from Hebron, Oxford County, Maine

 
Andalusite var. Chiastolite from Hebron, Oxford County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 38148
Mineral:Andalusite var. Chiastolite
Locality:Hebron, Oxford County, Maine
Description:Rounded crystal of andalusite coated with silvery mica schist. If sawn and polished it will reveal a cross-shaped internal zoning known as chiastolite. Ex. William P. Hinkley (author of Maine Mines and Minerals, Volume 2, Eastern Maine)
Overall Size:5x2x2 cm
Crystals:5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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