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Zircon var. Cyrtolite from (Kinkel Quarry?), Bedford, Westchester County, New York

 
Zircon var. Cyrtolite from (Kinkel Quarry?), Bedford, Westchester County, New York

Zircon var. Cyrtolite from (Kinkel Quarry?), Bedford, Westchester County, New York

Zircon var. Cyrtolite from (Kinkel Quarry?), Bedford, Westchester County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 44740
Mineral:Zircon var. Cyrtolite
Locality:(Kinkel Quarry?), Bedford, Westchester County, New York
Description:An exceptionally large plate of compact brown cyrtolite crystals, the metamict variety of zircon that has been altered by surrounding radioactive minerals, degrading the crystal structure. Radioactive. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987) collection #507
Overall Size:10x6x3 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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