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Elpidite, Rhodochrosite, Albite from Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada

 
Elpidite, Rhodochrosite, Albite from Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada

Elpidite, Rhodochrosite, Albite from Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 40808
Mineral:Elpidite, Rhodochrosite, Albite
Locality:Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada
Description:Elongated green-gray elpidite crystals up to 18 mm long with purplish-brown rhodochrosite crystals up to 1 mm and white albite microcrystals mixed in throughout. The rhodochrosite is very rich and looks beautiful under magnification. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #8761; ex. Canadian Museum of Nature; collected by George Robinson in 1989
Overall Size:9x8x7 cm
Crystals:1-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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