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Rhodochrosite, Leifite, Microcline, Albite, Elpidite from Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada

 
Rhodochrosite, Leifite, Microcline, Albite, Elpidite from Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada

Rhodochrosite, Leifite, Microcline, Albite, Elpidite from Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada

Rhodochrosite, Leifite, Microcline, Albite, Elpidite from Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 39445
Mineral:Rhodochrosite, Leifite, Microcline, Albite, Elpidite
Locality:Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
Description:Large white microcline crystal 50 mm long with a surface coating of pale-pink albite microcrystals and overgrowth of translucent brown rhodochrosite crystals up to 4 mm wide; prismatic colorless leifite crystals up to 5 mm and greenish elpidite micros. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #8766; ex. Canadian Museum of Nature; collected by George Robinson in 1988
Overall Size:6.5x6x5 cm
Crystals:micro to 50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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