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Talc pseudomorphs after Cordierite from Richmond Soapstone Quarry, Cheshire County, New Hampshire

 
Talc pseudomorphs after Cordierite from Richmond Soapstone Quarry, Cheshire County, New Hampshire

Talc pseudomorphs after Cordierite from Richmond Soapstone Quarry, Cheshire County, New Hampshire

DESCRIPTION:No. 42802
Mineral:Talc pseudomorphs after Cordierite
Locality:Richmond Soapstone Quarry, Cheshire County, New Hampshire
Description:Translucent olive-green talc pseudomorphs after prismatic hexagonal cordierite crystals up to 13 mm embedded in quartz matrix. The cordierite crystallized first, then altered to talc but maintaining the original form, possibly with a cordierite core.
Overall Size:4.5x4x2 cm
Crystals:5-13 mm
Status: For reference only
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