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Pargasite in Calcite from Katukubura, 6.5 km east of Kolonne, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

 
Pargasite in Calcite from Katukubura, 6.5 km east of Kolonne, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

Pargasite in Calcite from Katukubura, 6.5 km east of Kolonne, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

DESCRIPTION:No. 46326
Mineral:Pargasite in Calcite
Locality:Katukubura, 6.5 km east of Kolonne, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka
Description:Lustrous opaque black pargasite crystals in translucent colorless calcite. The pargasite crystals have smooth crystal faces with complex faces on the edges that give them a rounded appearance. Two crystals are incomplete. Ex. Bob Holzer (1934-2009) collection
Overall Size:7x4x3 cm
Crystals:1-9 mm
Status: For reference only
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