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Clinochlore from Tilly Foster Iron Mine, near Brewster, Putnam County, New York

 
Clinochlore from Tilly Foster Iron Mine, near Brewster, Putnam County, New York

Clinochlore from Tilly Foster Iron Mine, near Brewster, Putnam County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 40823
Mineral:Clinochlore
Locality:Tilly Foster Iron Mine, near Brewster, Putnam County, New York
Description:Large platy mica-like crystals of green clinochlore in brown chondrodite matrix. Clinochlore is one of the sought-after minerals from this famous mine that closed in 1895 after a huge landslide collapsed into the enormous open pit. Ex. J. Cilen (1916-1997) #10973
Overall Size:11x7x4.5 cm
Crystals:3-22 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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