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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 49236
Mineral:Spinel (twinned crystals) in Calcite
Locality:Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey
Description:Translucent Spinel-law twinned octahedral {111} gray-brown spinel crystals to 6 mm in white calcite. The calcite was dissolved to expose the spinel crystals. Spinel is a rare mineral at this locality and sought by collectors.
Overall Size:4x2.5x2 cm
Crystals:6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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