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Lepidolite over Muscovite in Albite from Pulsifer Quarry, Mount Apatite, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine

 
Lepidolite over Muscovite in Albite from Pulsifer Quarry, Mount Apatite, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine

Lepidolite over Muscovite in Albite from Pulsifer Quarry, Mount Apatite, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 45230
Mineral:Lepidolite over Muscovite in Albite
Locality:Pulsifer Quarry, Mount Apatite, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine
Description:Large muscovite mica crystal 7 cm across with 5-8 mm overgrowth of pink lepidolite mica on the outer edges. The muscovite-lepidolite mica is embedded in white albite and one end is terminated where it is in the albite. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #4351; acquired in 1982 from R. Bentley; collected by T. Szenics
Overall Size:10x8x5 cm
Crystals:7 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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