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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

Andalusite var. Chiastolite from Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts

DESCRIPTION:No. 57329
Mineral:Andalusite var. Chiastolite
Locality:Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts
Description:Several andalusite crystal exhibiting the cruciform twinning, commonly known as Chiastolite because it resembles a cross, in dark schist. Both front and rear were sawn flat to highlight the chiastolite crystals running through the schist. Ex. Thurstons
Overall Size:9x6x0.8 cm
Crystals:12-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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