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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 63674
Mineral:Clinochlore with Chondrodite
Locality:Tilly Foster Iron Mine, near Brewster, Putnam County, New York
Description:Classic specimen of a vein formation of platy dark-green clinochlore crystals with areas of orange-brown chondrodite. This mine, famous for unusual mineralization and pseudomorphs, had a tragic cave-in in 1895 that led to the mine closing in 1897. Ex. Irving Horowitz collection #15, collected in August 1938
Overall Size:12x7.5x4 cm
Crystals:5-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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