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Diopside in Calcite from Pitcairn, St. Lawrence County, New York

 
Diopside in Calcite from Pitcairn, St. Lawrence County, New York

Diopside in Calcite from Pitcairn, St. Lawrence County, New York

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Diopside in Calcite from Pitcairn, St. Lawrence County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 54923
Mineral:Diopside in Calcite
Locality:Pitcairn, St. Lawrence County, New York
Description:Terminated prismatic translucent green diopside crystal embedded in translucent white calcite with unidentified blue mineral. The diopside has lustrous faces that have surface irregularities where it was intergrown with the surrounding calcite.
Overall Size:8x5.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:55 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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