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Diopside (Pyroxene) from Trenton and Belvidere R.R. on the Delaware River, Mercer County, New Jersey

 
Diopside (Pyroxene) from Trenton and Belvidere R.R. on the Delaware River, Mercer County, New Jersey

Diopside (Pyroxene) from Trenton and Belvidere R.R. on the Delaware River, Mercer County, New Jersey

Diopside (Pyroxene) from Trenton and Belvidere R.R. on the Delaware River, Mercer County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 38330
Mineral:Diopside (Pyroxene)
Locality:Trenton and Belvidere R.R. on the Delaware River, Mercer County, New Jersey
Description:Massive green diopside with prismatic green diopside crystals on three faces. The diopside crystals are lustrous, translucent green. Notable because it was from Leidy, Father of American Vertebrate Paleontology Ex. Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia collection #2847, presented by Dr. Jos. Leidy (1823-1891)
Overall Size:12x7x6 cm
Crystals:1-16 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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