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Prehnite with Apophyllite and Actinolite var. Byssolite from Fairfax Quarry, 6.4 km west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia

 
Prehnite with Apophyllite and Actinolite var. Byssolite from Fairfax Quarry, 6.4 km west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia

Prehnite with Apophyllite and Actinolite var. Byssolite from Fairfax Quarry, 6.4 km west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia

Prehnite with Apophyllite and Actinolite var. Byssolite from Fairfax Quarry, 6.4 km west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia

Prehnite with Apophyllite and Actinolite var. Byssolite from Fairfax Quarry, 6.4 km west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia

Prehnite with Apophyllite and Actinolite var. Byssolite from Fairfax Quarry, 6.4 km west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia

DESCRIPTION:No. 53185
Mineral:Prehnite with Apophyllite and Actinolite var. Byssolite
Locality:Fairfax Quarry, 6.4 km west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia
Description:Large specimen of translucent green prehnite crystals overgrown by tabular square colorless apophyllite crystals to 4 mm with pearly luster on the flat termination faces. Hair-like fibrous green byssolite variety of actinolite is in a dense mat on rear. Ex. Albert J. Beres collection #A873
Overall Size:16x12x8 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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