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Andradite var. Colophanite Garnet, Diopside, Wollastonite from Willsboro, Essex County, New York

 
Andradite var. Colophanite Garnet, Diopside, Wollastonite from Willsboro, Essex County, New York

Andradite var. Colophanite Garnet, Diopside, Wollastonite from Willsboro, Essex County, New York

Andradite var. Colophanite Garnet, Diopside, Wollastonite from Willsboro, Essex County, New York

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Andradite var. Colophanite Garnet, Diopside, Wollastonite from Willsboro, Essex County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 50539
Mineral:Andradite var. Colophanite Garnet, Diopside, Wollastonite
Locality:Willsboro, Essex County, New York
Description:Rich specimen of red-brown andradite garnet crystals to 1.5 mm (formerly called colophanite) with green diopside crystals to 1 mm embedded in fibrous white wollastonite crystals to 10 mm from skarn deposit that was first reported by Dana in 1892. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection
Overall Size:8x5x4 cm
Crystals:1-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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