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Augite var. Jeffersonite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Jeffersonite)

 
Augite var. Jeffersonite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Jeffersonite)

Augite var. Jeffersonite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Jeffersonite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 44767
Mineral:Augite var. Jeffersonite
Locality:Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Jeffersonite)
Description:Several interconnected doubly-terminated green-black augite crystals with no matrix attached. The augite crystals formed simultaneously with the surrounding matrix resulting in mottled surfaces. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987) collection #662
Overall Size:5x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:3-40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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