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Albite pseudomorphs after Scapolite (Meionite-Marialite) from Route 41 road cut, 9.6 km east of Griffith, Ontario, Canada

 
Albite pseudomorphs after Scapolite (Meionite-Marialite) from Route 41 road cut, 9.6 km east of Griffith, Ontario, Canada

Albite pseudomorphs after Scapolite (Meionite-Marialite) from Route 41 road cut, 9.6 km east of Griffith, Ontario, Canada

Albite pseudomorphs after Scapolite (Meionite-Marialite) from Route 41 road cut, 9.6 km east of Griffith, Ontario, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 40951
Mineral:Albite pseudomorphs after Scapolite (Meionite-Marialite)
Locality:Route 41 road cut, 9.6 km east of Griffith, Ontario, Canada
Description:Large, distinct pink-brown albite pseudomorphs after scapolite crystals (either meionite or marialite) with greenish epidote surface coating in areas. The albite replaced the scapolite atom by atom resulting in new composition but retaining the form. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #14076; ex. Dick Stimer in 1973
Overall Size:9x5x4 cm
Crystals:5-28 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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