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Vesuvianite with Calcite from Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California

 
Vesuvianite with Calcite from Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California

Vesuvianite with Calcite from Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California

Vesuvianite with Calcite from Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 52005
Mineral:Vesuvianite with Calcite
Locality:Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California
Description:Lustrous translucent greenish-brown vesuvianite crystals to 8 mm with remnants of translucent calcite that was partially dissolved to expose the vesuvianite crystals. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection, employed at Crestmore 1951-1969, rising to managing director of Riverside Cement Co.
Overall Size:5.5x5x4.5 cm
Crystals:2-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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