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Diaspore on Magnetite from Chester Emery Mines, Hampton County, Massachusetts

 
Diaspore on Magnetite from Chester Emery Mines, Hampton County, Massachusetts

Diaspore on Magnetite from Chester Emery Mines, Hampton County, Massachusetts

Diaspore on Magnetite from Chester Emery Mines, Hampton County, Massachusetts

Diaspore on Magnetite from Chester Emery Mines, Hampton County, Massachusetts

DESCRIPTION:No. 44814
Mineral:Diaspore on Magnetite
Locality:Chester Emery Mines, Hampton County, Massachusetts
Description:Superb specimen of pink-gray diaspore in heavy magnetite matrix. The diaspore is glassy and translucent with excellent color. A classic New England specimen, see: The Chester Emery Mines in Mineralogical Record v.9 #4. Ex. Harold D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School
Overall Size:9x8x8 cm
Crystals:4-5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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