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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 63704
Mineral:Clinochlore with Chondrodite and Magnetite
Locality:Tilly Foster Iron Mine, near Brewster, Putnam County, New York
Description:Lustrous transparent dark-green clinochlore crystals to 25 mm with orange-brown chondrodite and black-metallic magnetite. 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 #159; ex. Curt G. Segeler (1901-1989) collection #4
Overall Size:8x6.5x3.5 cm
Crystals:4-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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