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Apophyllite on Prehnite from Fairfax Quarry, 6.4 km west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia

 
Apophyllite on Prehnite from Fairfax Quarry, 6.4 km west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia

Apophyllite on Prehnite from Fairfax Quarry, 6.4 km west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia

Apophyllite on Prehnite from Fairfax Quarry, 6.4 km west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia

DESCRIPTION:No. 55103
Mineral:Apophyllite on Prehnite
Locality:Fairfax Quarry, 6.4 km west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia
Description:Translucent vivid-green prehnite plate 10 mm thick coated on one face with lustrous tabular colorless transparent apophyllite crystals to 8 mm. The apophyllite crystals on the left edge are missing where they cleaved during extraction. Ex. Hugh Ford (1885-1966)
Overall Size:9x5x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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