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Magnesite and Hydromagnesite on Serpentine from Castle Point (Stevens Bluff), Hoboken, (west shore of Hudson River opposite NYC) Hudson County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Hydromagnesite)

 
Magnesite and Hydromagnesite on Serpentine from Castle Point (Stevens Bluff), Hoboken, (west shore of Hudson River opposite NYC) Hudson County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Hydromagnesite)

Magnesite and Hydromagnesite on Serpentine from Castle Point (Stevens Bluff), Hoboken, (west shore of Hudson River opposite NYC) Hudson County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Hydromagnesite)

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Magnesite and Hydromagnesite on Serpentine from Castle Point (Stevens Bluff), Hoboken, (west shore of Hudson River opposite NYC) Hudson County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Hydromagnesite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 38437
Mineral:Magnesite and Hydromagnesite on Serpentine
Locality:Castle Point (Stevens Bluff), Hoboken, (west shore of Hudson River opposite NYC) Hudson County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Hydromagnesite)
Description:Large plate covered on one face with acicular white hydromagnesite crystals up to 3 mm with bladed white magnesite crystals up to 0.5 mm. Looks beautiful under magnification. Ex. Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia collection #6121, presented by A.G. Coleman
Overall Size:14x8x3 cm
Crystals:0.5-3.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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