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Chondrodite from Tilly Foster Iron Mine, near Brewster, Putnam County, New York

 
Chondrodite from Tilly Foster Iron Mine, near Brewster, Putnam County, New York

Chondrodite from Tilly Foster Iron Mine, near Brewster, Putnam County, New York

Chondrodite from Tilly Foster Iron Mine, near Brewster, Putnam County, New York

Chondrodite from Tilly Foster Iron Mine, near Brewster, Putnam County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 56547
Mineral:Chondrodite
Locality:Tilly Foster Iron Mine, near Brewster, Putnam County, New York
Description:Two parallel intergrown well-formed chondrodite crystals on magnetite-rich matrix. The chondrodite crystals have silky surface luster and are translucent red-brown color. Classic specimen from a famous mine closed in 1897 after a collapse.
Overall Size:4.5x3x2 cm
Crystals:8-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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