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Antigorite (chrome-rich) with Calcite from Wood's Chrome Mine, State Line District, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

 
Antigorite (chrome-rich) with Calcite from Wood's Chrome Mine, State Line District, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Antigorite (chrome-rich) with Calcite from Wood's Chrome Mine, State Line District, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 43141
Mineral:Antigorite (chrome-rich) with Calcite
Locality:Wood's Chrome Mine, State Line District, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Description:Foliated layer of purple-colored chrome-rich antigorite with botryoidal yellow calcite microcrystal surface coating. In the past these were labeled as Kammererite, but has proven to be chrome-rich antigorite. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #2756; acquired in 1982 from R. Bentley
Overall Size:8.5x5x2.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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