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Foshagite with Vesuvianite from Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California (Type Locality for Foshagite)

 
Foshagite with Vesuvianite from Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California (Type Locality for Foshagite)

Foshagite with Vesuvianite from Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California (Type Locality for Foshagite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 52000
Mineral:Foshagite with Vesuvianite
Locality:Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California (Type Locality for Foshagite)
Description:Large specimen richly covered with white crystallized foshagite in thin crusts intermixed with green vesuvianite. The foshagite fluoresces moderately under UV illumination. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection, employed at Crestmore 1951-1969, rising to managing director of Riverside Cement Co.
Overall Size:7.5x4.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:micro
Status: For reference only
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