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Rutile (knee-twins) from Christiana, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

 
Rutile (knee-twins) from Christiana, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Rutile (knee-twins) from Christiana, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Rutile (knee-twins) from Christiana, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 50287
Mineral:Rutile (knee-twins)
Locality:Christiana, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Description:Complexly twinned striated rutile crystals that were weathered from matrix and found in a farmer's field. The rutile crystals are twinned at 120 (known as knee-twins) in two axes of orientation. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #214
Overall Size:30x28x27 mm
Crystals:5-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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