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Wollastonite from Jensen Quarry, Riverside County, California

 
Wollastonite from Jensen Quarry, Riverside County, California

Wollastonite from Jensen Quarry, Riverside County, California

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Wollastonite from Jensen Quarry, Riverside County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 51257
Mineral:Wollastonite
Locality:Jensen Quarry, Riverside County, California
Description:Crystallized mass of transparent euhedral wollastonite crystals. The wollastonite crystals are individually colorless, but the mass has a pale green color. This habit of wollastonite is referred to as saccharoidal, because it resembles sugar. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection, employed at Crestmore 1951-1969, rising to managing director of Riverside Cement Co.
Overall Size:9x8x4 cm
Crystals:1 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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