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Andalusite var. Chiastolite from Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts

 
Andalusite var. Chiastolite from Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts

Andalusite var. Chiastolite from Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts

DESCRIPTION:No. 53244
Mineral:Andalusite var. Chiastolite
Locality:Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts
Description:Elongated andalusite crystal exhibiting the cruciform twinning, known as Chiastolite because it resembles a cross. One end surfaces of the chiastolite crystal was sawn flat and polished to highlight the cruciform zones.
Overall Size:16x15x14 mm
Crystals:15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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