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Celestine and Calcite from Route 13 road cut, Chittenengo Falls, Madison County, New York

 
Celestine and Calcite from Route 13 road cut, Chittenengo Falls, Madison County, New York

Celestine and Calcite from Route 13 road cut, Chittenengo Falls, Madison County, New York

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Celestine and Calcite from Route 13 road cut, Chittenengo Falls, Madison County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 48345
Mineral:Celestine and Calcite
Locality:Route 13 road cut, Chittenengo Falls, Madison County, New York
Description:Lustrous transparent blue-gray celestine (celestite) crystals to 18 mm lining a shallow cavity in brown limestone with calcite microcrystals. The celestine crystals are prismatic form with rhombic cross-section and chisel-shaped terminations.
Overall Size:11x8x3.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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