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Calcite on Calcite with Actinolite var. Byssolite inclusions from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

 
Calcite on Calcite with Actinolite var. Byssolite inclusions from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Calcite on Calcite with Actinolite var. Byssolite inclusions from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Calcite with Actinolite var. Byssolite inclusions from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 52838
Mineral:Calcite on Calcite with Actinolite var. Byssolite inclusions
Locality:French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Description:Lustrous colorless calcite crystals to 8 mm that crystallized on the surface of a large calcite cleavage with green byssolite inclusions. The second generation calcite fluoresces under UV illumination. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #292, personally collected in 1936
Overall Size:7x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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