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Tilleyite, Vesuvianite, Calcite from Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California (Type Locality for Tilleyite)

 
Tilleyite, Vesuvianite, Calcite from Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California (Type Locality for Tilleyite)

Tilleyite, Vesuvianite, Calcite from Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California (Type Locality for Tilleyite)

Tilleyite, Vesuvianite, Calcite from Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California (Type Locality for Tilleyite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 63406
Mineral:Tilleyite, Vesuvianite, Calcite
Locality:Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California (Type Locality for Tilleyite)
Description:Compact crystallized mass of brown vesuvianite with veins of translucent blue calcite and a 8 mm patch of white tilleyite. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection, employed at Crestmore 1951-1969, rising to managing director of Riverside Cement Co.
Overall Size:6x4.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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