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Spinel and Chondrodite in Calcite from Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey

 
Spinel and Chondrodite in Calcite from Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey

Spinel and Chondrodite in Calcite from Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 49235
Mineral:Spinel and Chondrodite in Calcite
Locality:Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey
Description:Translucent octahedral gray-brown spinel crystals to 6 mm in white calcite with orange-brown chondrodite. The calcite was dissolved to expose the spinel crystals. Spinel is a rare mineral at this locality and sought by collectors.
Overall Size:4x2.5x1 cm
Crystals:2-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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