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Andradite var. Colophanite Garneted, Diopside, Wollastonite from Willsboro, Essex County, New York

 
Andradite var. Colophanite Garneted, Diopside, Wollastonite from Willsboro, Essex County, New York

Andradite var. Colophanite Garneted, Diopside, Wollastonite from Willsboro, Essex County, New York

Andradite var. Colophanite Garneted, Diopside, Wollastonite from Willsboro, Essex County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 44702
Mineral:Andradite var. Colophanite Garneted, Diopside, Wollastonite
Locality:Willsboro, Essex County, New York
Description:Rich specimen of red-brown andradite garnet crystals (formerly called colophanite) with green diopside crystals embedded in white wollastonite from skarn deposit that was first reported by Dana in 1892. Looks beautiful under magnification. Ex. J. Cilen (1916-1997) #17361; ex. Bureau de Recherches Geologiques et Minières
Overall Size:6x6x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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