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Rutile from Parkesburg, Chester County, Pennsylvania

 
Rutile from Parkesburg, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Rutile from Parkesburg, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Rutile from Parkesburg, Chester County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 46629
Mineral:Rutile
Locality:Parkesburg, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Description:Large twinned crystals of gray-metallic rutile with striated prism faces that highlight the complex twinning. The rutile crystals from this area are from decomposed pegmatites that weathered away and the crystals were plowed up in farmers fields. Ex. Jay Lininger (1939-2004), collected ca. 1900
Overall Size:7x6x3.5 cm
Crystals:6 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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