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Fluorellestadite var. Wilkeite in Vesuvianite from Crestmore Quarry, Riverside County, California (Type Locality for Wilkeite)

 
Fluorellestadite var. Wilkeite in Vesuvianite from Crestmore Quarry, Riverside County, California (Type Locality for Wilkeite)

Fluorellestadite var. Wilkeite in Vesuvianite from Crestmore Quarry, Riverside County, California (Type Locality for Wilkeite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 51689
Mineral:Fluorellestadite var. Wilkeite in Vesuvianite
Locality:Crestmore Quarry, Riverside County, California (Type Locality for Wilkeite)
Description:Translucent pale rose-colored wilkeite crystals, the P-rich variety of the mineral species fluorellestadite, in translucent green vesuvianite matrix. Ex. Dr. J. W. Eggleston collection; ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection, employed at Crestmore 1951-1969, rising to managing director of Riverside Cement Co.
Overall Size:5.5x3.5x2 cm
Crystals:1-2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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