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Clinochlore var. Penninite on Chromite from Wood's Chrome Mine, State Line District, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

 
Clinochlore var. Penninite on Chromite from Wood's Chrome Mine, State Line District, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Clinochlore var. Penninite on Chromite from Wood's Chrome Mine, State Line District, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Clinochlore var. Penninite on Chromite from Wood's Chrome Mine, State Line District, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 50540
Mineral:Clinochlore var. Penninite on Chromite
Locality:Wood's Chrome Mine, State Line District, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Description:Translucent green clinochlore crystals coating one face of dark chromite. The clinochlore crystals look beautiful under magnification: lustrous green tapered di-pyramidal crystals with striated prism faces. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #230; ex. Edward Drinker Cope (1840-1897) collection #0127, Univ. of Pa.
Overall Size:7x4.5x3 cm
Crystals:0.5-2.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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