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Augite var. Jeffersonite from Noble Pit, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey

 
Augite var. Jeffersonite from Noble Pit, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey

Augite var. Jeffersonite from Noble Pit, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 41231
Mineral:Augite var. Jeffersonite
Locality:Noble Pit, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey
Description:Doubly-terminated brown augite crystal fully crystallized on all surfaces, one of the many augite specimens found in 1994-5 in the mud zone at the Noble Pit. Note the parallel indentations where it was intergrown with calcite, now dissolved away.
Overall Size:5x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:3-50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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